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Waukesha County Wisconsin Warrant Search

In order to search for active arrest warrants in Waukesha County Wisconsin , you can either physically go to your local police department, pay a small fee and get the report you need (not the best choice of you need to check your own name) or you can use our advanced online warrant record databases to instantly and discreetly check millions of records with a single click. Use the search form above to either check your local jurisdiction, or better yet - run an Out-of-State (Nationwide) arrest warrant search, to search for warrant & arrest records found in other jurisdictions - about the individual.
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The Definition of a Warrant

Law enforcement agents can't just randomly arrest or search individuals that they believe to be involved in a crime. In order to prevent police officers from trampling on the rights of citizens, there is a due process that must be followed, and a warrant is one of these processes. A warrant is simply a signed document from a judge, allowing police to take an action. Depending upon the type of warrant, that action can be the arrest of a named individual or the search of a residence. Judges can sign off on three major types of warrants: Search Warrants, Bench Warrants, and Arrest Warrants. Each one is different depending upon the situation.

What is an Arrest Warrant?

An arrest warrant is a legal document that is signed by a judge and enables law enforcement to make an immediate arrest of an individual. These are often issued when a crime has been committed and the police have a particular suspect that they would like to apprehend. Arrest warrants give police enforcement the right to even enter homes to apprehend a suspect if necessary.

How Do You Find Out If Someone Has An Arrest Warrant Against Them?

Some law enforcement agents will notify suspects of an arrest warrant via a letter at the last known address or through a phone call. While others swoop down and make an immediate arrest. At a nominal cost, the local police department will provide you with arrest information for an individual. However, you should never check your own record in this manner because you will be immediately arrested if there are active warrants on your record. The easiest approach is to make use of an online public records service that will provide you with all of the information in one easy to read format.

What is a Bench Warrant?

It's extremely important to attend any court appearances that you are scheduled for. If you do not appear in court, a judge will hold you in contempt of court and sign a bench warrant with your name on it. From this point on, you will instantly be considered a fugitive from justice in the eyes of the law. This court order will allow the police to arrest you on sight and even enter your home in order to apprehend you. It's important to remember that there is no statute of limitations for a bench warrant. This type of warrant never expires and will only be cleared upon your death or arrest.

What is a Search Warrant?

If the police believe that a crime has been committed or is being committed in a particular area, they will request a search warrant from a judge. This document will enable them to perform a complete search on the area listed on the warrant. They can be given full rights to walk into your home to gather evidence, and you are not able to stop them. An example of this can be seen when the police use warrants to seize narcotics or weapons from a home. It's important to keep in mind that a search warrant is extremely specific, and will often label the exact location, the specific evidence, and time of search. Police officers cannot continuously return to your home to gather more evidence unless another search warrant is obtained. If law enforcement officers violate any of the conditions of the warrant, they will not be allowed to present the evidence in court.

What are Outstanding Warrants and Active Warrants?

Outstanding warrants and active warrants are synonymous and used interchangeably in the court system. Active warrants are placed against an individual when they have either been suspected of committing a crime (arrest warrant) or if they did not appear for a court date (bench warrant). An active or outstanding warrant gives the police the right to immediately arrest the individual on sight, using all necessary means. The term outstanding warrant is generally used when describing an older warrant from a fugitive that has been avoiding police arrest for quite some time. Do not confuse this term, and believe that it means `expired warrant', because arrest warrants never expire.

Searching For Arrest Warrants in Waukesha County Wisconsin

When doing a search for active arrest warrants, there are a few methods that can be used. You can go down to the local police department and obtain a records search by providing the officer with pertinent information and paying a small fee for the results. However, you are advised against using this method if you are checking up on yourself or a friend. If you are doing a personal search on yourself and an arrest warrant appears on record, you will be arrested immediately. If it is for a friend, you will be subjected to questioning and possibly risk your friend's freedom or even worse endanger your own freedom for aiding a fugitive from justice. The most common method to search for arrest warrants is through a public online service like GovWarrantSearch.org. One major benefit of this type of online service is that you are able to gather information about yourself or anyone else in the privacy of your own home. In addition, a good online warrant search site will provide you with more information because you can either specifically search for warrants in Waukesha County Wisconsin, or you can perform either statewide or even a nationwide search to review an individual's complete record. This saves you numerous trips to multiple police departments. You should also keep in mind that a visit to the local police department will only show you results from that local area and you could be missing information from other jurisdictions.

Is It Possible To Have An Arrest Warrant On File And Not Know About It?

Probably one of the biggest misconceptions of arrest warrants is that the police will notify you and allow you to surrender yourself with an attorney. Sure, this happens sometimes, but law enforcement agents aren't required to make proper notification in advance of incarceration. Most people are informed of the warrant at the time of their arrest. Depending on the crime and workload of the police department, officers may arrive at your place of work, home, or the home's of family and friends to attempt to serve their warrant and make an arrest.

How Can I Avoid Being Apprehended With An Arrest Warrant On File?

Avoiding arrest with an arrest warrant on file would certainly prove to be a difficult life, and not recommended. The police can make an arrest at your home or work, so you will always be looking over your shoulder. Police records show that the majority of individuals with an arrest warrant against them are arrested on a minor traffic stop. An arrest warrant never goes away, and the police will eventually catch up with you.

When Does A Warrant Expire?

The only type of warrant that has an expiration date is a search warrant. Arrest warrants and bench warrants will only expire upon the death of the convict or a court appearance (usually due to an arrest). These types of warrants do not have any statute of limitations and have no expiration date.

General Information from wikipedia: 
Waukesha County, Wisconsin Waukesha County is a county in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. As of 2008, the population was 380,629. Its county seat is Waukesha. History The part of Wisconsin that Waukesha County now occupies was a part of Michigan until Milwaukee County was organized in September 1834. On July 4, 1836, the Wisconsin Territory was formed, which included land currently in the state of Minnesota. In January 1846, part of Milwaukee County was split off into Waukesha County. Curtis Reed was the first county chairman. When voting took place to decide the county seat, Waukesha beat out Pewaukee by two votes. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 580 square miles (1,503 km²), of which 556 square miles (1,439 km²) is land and 25 square miles (65 km²) (4.29%) is water. Lake country Because of its large number of lakes, the northwestern corner of Waukesha County is referred to as 'Lake Country' by local residents. It includes Pewaukee, Delafield, Hartland, Merton, Nashotah, Chenequa, Okauchee Lake, Oconomowoc, Summit, and Lac La Belle. Major highways Interstate 94 Interstate 43 U.S. Highway 18 U.S. Highway 41 U.S. Highway 45 Highway 16 (Wisconsin) Highway 36 (Wisconsin) Highway 59 (Wisconsin) Highway 67 (Wisconsin) Highway 74 (Wisconsin) Highway 83 (Wisconsin) Highway 100 (Wisconsin) Highway 145 (Wisconsin) Highway 175 (Wisconsin) Highway 164 (Wisconsin) Highway 190 (Wisconsin) Adjacent counties Washington County- north Ozaukee County- northeast Milwaukee County- east Racine County- southeast Walworth County- southwest Jefferson County- west Dodge County- northwest Demographics As of the census of 2000, there were 360,767 people, 135,229 households, and 100,475 families residing in the county. The population density was 649 people per square mile (251/km²). There were 140,309 housing units at an average density of 252 per square mile (98/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 95.77% White, 0.73% Black or African American, 0.22% Native American, 1.49% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.87% from other races, and 0.90% from two or more races. 2.63% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 44.5% were of German, 9.2% Polish, Italian 7.5%, and 7.7% Irish ancestry according to Census 2000. 94.3% spoke English, 2.2% Spanish and 1.2% German as their first language.There were 135,229 households out of which 35.40% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.80% were married couples living together, 6.80% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.70% were non-families. 20.90% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.10% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.63 and the average family size was 3.08.In the county, the population was spread out with 26.30% under the age of 18, 6.80% from 18 to 24, 29.80% from 25 to 44, 25.10% from 45 to 64, and 12.00% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 96.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.40 males.The median income for a household in the county was $62,839, and the median income for a family was $71,773 (these figures had risen to $71,907 and $85,116 respectively as of a 2007 estimate). Males had a median income of $49,232 versus $31,643 for females. The per capita income for the county was $29,164. About 1.7% of families and 2.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.5% of those under age 18 and 4.0% of those age 65 or over. Elected officials County Executive:Daniel P. Vrakas County Board Chair: James T. Dwyer County Clerk: Kathy Nickolaus (R) Treasurer: Pamela F. Reeves (R) Register of Deeds: Michael Hasslinger (R) Clerk of Circuit Court: Carolyn T. Evenson (R) District Attorney: Brad Schimel (R) Sheriff: Daniel Trawicki (R) Departments There are 12 departments in Waukesha County, with most located in the Administration Center.Administration The Department of Administration has five divisions that provide administrative services to the county: the finance division, the human resources division, the information technology division, the purchasing and risk management division, and the administrative services division.Aging and Disability Resource Center 'The Aging and Disability Resource Center of Waukesha County (ADRC) is a single access point for publicly funded long term care in Waukesha County. The ADRC provides information, assistance, counseling and supportive services for older adults age 60 and above; caregivers; adults with physical or developmental disabilities; and adults with mental health or substance abuse concerns.'Airport Waukesha County's airport serves both commercial and private aircraft and is supervised by the Airport Commission.Corporation Counsel Emergency Preparedness Federated Library System Waukesha County Federated Library System (WCFLS) works in partnership with 16 independent public libraries in Waukesha County to develop and coordinate effective cooperative library services. Examples of WCFLS and member libraries cooperation include purchase of shared electronic databases, summer library programming, and van delivery service allowing residents to borrow and return library materials to any WCFLS member library. WCFLS also oversees Internet access to member libraries.Health and Human Services Medical Examiner The Medical Examiner investigates suspicious deaths or deaths that result from a homicide, suicide, accident, or are otherwise unexplained. This office works closely with law enforcement and public health officials to resolve current issues as well as to generate statistics for the county.Parks and Land Use The Department of Parks and Land Use, or PLU, oversees six divisions that design and maintain county parks. The division also works with state and federal agencies. The planning division administers permits for construction and landscaping activities in the county. The land conservation division works to educate on and regulate soil and water issues in the county. Most programs look to control water runoff and soil erosion. The recycling and solid waste division oversees the recycling and disposal programs of the county. They also complete educational outreach on topics like composting and waste reduction as well as tours of the county's Material Recycling Facility. The official mascot of the Recycling division is Recycle Raccoon. The environmental health division inspects animal welfare issues, food safety issues (like inspecting restaurants), and air, water and sewage, and safety issues (such as radon testing, well testing, and septic system monitoring). The land information systems division coordinates databases of information into geographic and visual representations of data for land use and development.Public Works University of Wisconsin Extension Waukesha County UW-Extension serves as an outreach source for residents to attain resources from the University of Wisconsin system. The UW Extension office is located on the ground floor of the county Administration Center.The UW-Extension office also houses 180° Juvenile Diversion, a non-profit organization that rehabilitates first-time young offenders in Waukesha County. The program also has a strong partnership with the Office of the District Attorney.Veterans Politics Waukesha County is recognized nationally as one of the Republican Party's most solid urban strongholds.[citation needed] In 2008, John McCain carried the county by a 25.7% margin over Barack Obama. Unincorporated communities Colgate Genesee Depot Mapleton Monches Monterey North Lake Okauchee Lake Stone Bank Tess Corners
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