Can you search for active warrants for free?


Quick Answer

There are a number of ways to search for active warrants for free. Many official city, state, county or federal websites make it possible to search anonymously by name for outstanding warrants.

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Can you search for active warrants for free?
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Another no-cost way to check for outstanding warrants on a person is to call the relevant city, county or state office and ask if there is warrant out for the particular person's arrest. Unlike a web search, this is not an anonymous request and due to phone tracing may cause consequences for the person making the call. Similarly, a person can ask a law enforcement officer to run a warrant check on themselves or another individual.

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