Sutter County Arrest Records Quick Access

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A background check delves into public records, Sutter County Arrest Records Searches Records on file with law enforcement agencies, and records maintained by county court clerks to gather information about a person?s private character. It is most common for companies to perform a background check on new job applicants to determine if the new job candidate is fit for the position available. In actuality, anyone can perform a background check. A landlord may perform a background check on a new tenant, a concerned neighbor may perform a background check on a newcomer, an employee may even perform a background check on his new employer. Whatever the reason, it s mostly geared towards protecting the public safety of the community. And the information most commonly requested are Free Sutter County Arrest Records arrest records. In Sutter County, Sutter County Arrest Records may be obtained from the Superior Court, the Sheriff?s Office, or the Office of the County Clerk.


Arrest records contain detailed information about an arrest ? location, persons involved, the respondents, etc. An arrest record is not a criminal record, meaning a person with an arrest record does not necessarily have criminal charges filed against him/ her. It only means that he/ she had a brush with the law.

There are plenty of resources for Sutter County Arrest Records and other California Arrest Records. The technology we have today allows for quick and convenient searching of public records. To obtain an official copy however, the requestor must visit the law enforcement agency where the arrest was made.

The Sutter County Superior Court is one place that houses arrest records. It has an East and West Courthouse located in Yuba City. Additional information can be found on the court?s website. The Sutter County Sheriff?s Office also maintains these records through their Records Division. The Records Unit of the Support Services Division is staffed with two Criminal Records Technicians. The Records Technicians provide a variety of public services, including: Live Scan transmissions to the California Department of Justice; applicant fingerprinting; provision of parade permits, solicitor permits, explosive permits, and concealed weapons permits; maintenance of agency reports and records including court mandated functions; processing of record release requests; criminal offender registration such as narcotics/sex/arson and gang registrants; compilation of monthly statistical reports for the Department of Justice Uniform Crime Reporting; provision of information to citizens either by the public counter or by telephone; maintenance and provision of information regarding towed vehicles; and maintenance of information regarding the Offender Watch program.

Arrest Records are considered public records. And public records are supposedly readily available to the public as mandated by law. However, some of the information may be exempt from release. Records on child abuse and juvenile cases, for example, are not released to the public. Reports that may affect an ongoing investigation are also withheld from the public. The requestor may first call the law enforcement agency to ensure that the report he wishes to obtain is available for release. Fees may be collected per copy obtained.

The Sutter County Sheriff?s Office has an official website for more detailed information on how to access arrest records. The website also contains a Sutter County Arrest Log for a quick search on the county?s daily law enforcement activity.