If you are looking for Scott County, Kentucky arrest records, the chances are that you won’t find them from a government agency, certainly not as an individual applicant. While the information on active warrants is handed out to all and sundry, the government does not see it fit to provide detention records for public consumption.
This means that while the police and the judiciary will tell you about any outstanding warrants from Scott County against your subject, you won’t be able to find out if there are any old criminal cases in his/her name. If the matter in which the detention order was issued is still in the investigative stage, they will not release information about such arrest warrants.
In fact, succinctly put, it is far simpler for an individual to request details on Scott County arrest records and warrants through a third-party site than go through a government agency. If you are looking for a reliable database for a warrant search, try the form you see on top of this page. The simple details asked will get you access to a repository of arrest-related information, including outstanding warrants for the entire country.
However, you need to understand that the website will not get the report notarized for you. Unfortunately, this is often a prerequisite when the inquiry results are to be used for an official reason like seeking or offering a job. In this case, you can go to the judicial agencies mentioned below. Similarly, if you need to look at a list of Scott County’s most wanted, you will have to take a trip down to the office of the sheriff.
- The sheriff’s: 119 N Hamilton St Justice Bldg, Georgetown, Kentucky 40324
- The magistrate’s: 101 W Main St, Georgetown, KY 40324
- The county clerk’s: 101 East Main Street, Georgetown, Kentucky 40324
Is it possible to access the Scott County warrant list and arrest records over the phone? (Current as of 2021)
- For up-to-date arrests information, contact the Scott County Jail- 502- 863-7880.
- For an arrest report or incident/accident records, call the Sheriff’s Office- 502- 863-7855.
- For a Scott County warrants inquiry, call the District Court – 859- 879-9871/859- 879-9871.
- For victims’ support, call the Scott County Attorney’s Office- 502-863-7870.
- For criminal court records, call the Clerk of Court- 502- 863-0474.
Crime statistics of Scott County
In 2019, over 169 crimes were reported in Scott County. Of these, nearly 161 were property crimes and around 8 were violent crimes. That was an increase of just 1% from the 167 complaints filed in 2018.
Property crimes included nearly 104 larceny-theft cases and over 35 burglary complaints, among others. The violent crime total included approximately 5 instances of aggravated assault, and 2 of robbery.
Older crime statistics
Almost 1100 crimes transpire in Scott County, KY, on an annual basis. However, less than 3% of these are of a violent nature. In fact, it would be safe to suggest that property crime is the category with which the area has a problem. Unfortunately, the recent reduction in crime rates of almost 150% has not been able to curb this menace.