Archive For Kern County Criminal Records

Scrutinizing a person?s past deed and other relevant histories is an indispensable process undertaken by all businesses, companies and Kern County Arrest Records workplace in the discipline of employing personnel. It is a form of quality assurance measure aimed towards mitigating any form of potential risk that may jeopardize the institution?s name and reputation. Arrest or criminal records can adequately fill this void, as these registers contain records of a person?s dealings with the Law, from minor offenses to grave felony charges. California Public Records Arrest Reports are maintained and can be obtained upon filing a request towards the Office of the Attorney General or the State Department of Justice.

In line with the Public Records Act, or the California Government Code Section 6254(F), law enforcement bodies must publicize any concurrent arrest details. This means that while a court proceeding about a certain crime is still image ongoing, appropriate law enforcement agencies can divulge information to the public, if specifically requested. The date of arrest, charges, and court disposition are viewable via the official website of the county Superior Court. The closure of a case signifies that information related to it is no longer released to the public, as the said case has been classified under local criminal histories. The only parties allowed to view the information contained within these records are law enforcement agencies, authorized applicant agencies, and the arrestee. Any attempts towards accessing these records by all forms of third party organizations or bodies are not authorized and will not be processed.

Informational copies are available for parties not cited by the aforementioned statute. They contain the same information written in authorized copies, but are not used to establish any identity and are only limited for background checking, genealogy studies, and other related research initiatives.

Kern County arrest records can be acquired by the person arrested in the county by the Sheriff?s Office by following the appropriate instructions. First, the arrestee must complete a Request for a Live Scan Form that is available for download paying the aforementioned agencies? official websites a visit. Supply the form with the following information: Enter the term, ?Record Review? in the ?Type of application? item. Then enter ?Record Review? on the ?Reason for Application? option. Lastly, complete the rest of the form with the required details asked of you. Once the form is accomplished, submit it to any website that offers electronic fingerprint scanning or to the Kern County Sheriff?s Office. The standard processing fee charged by the State Department of Justice is $25.00 per request. The electronic fingerprint scanning service offered by the County Sheriff?s Office Licensing Unit costs around $10.00. This service is offered from Mondays to Thursdays from 8:30 am to 2:00 pm. The fees and the electronic scans are then sent to the office of the Department of Justice. Processes for obtaining these arrest records vary from state to state, and this particular procedure is limited to the residents of California, and those put under arrest by Law Enforcement bodies within the state?s jurisdiction.

If you have been arrested and you need information about a specific arrest, the Arrest Records Department will provide you with this information free of charge.
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