Depending on the county you’re in, arrest warrant information and status may or may not be made publicly available by the sheriff of that county. As the Pinellas County Sheriffs Office website does not have an active warrant section, the only way to find out from them as to the warrant’s status will be to contact or visit them directly. You can find their main web page at http://www.pcsoweb.com/.
However, you can find out who is currently in jail in Pinellas County, FL, at http://pcsoweb.com/InmateBooking/. You can visit the sheriff’s office at 10750 Ulmerton Road, in Largo, FL 33778 to make an arrest warrant inquiry.
There is a pair of additional services designed to facilitate your Pinellas County arrest warrant search. The first, provided by Floridas DLE, is designed to provide a wanted person report for the entire state of Florida, and you can locate it at http://pas.fdle.state.fl.us/pas/person/displayWantedPersonsSearch.a. Or you can use the above search form to search through an online criminal records database instantly.
An arrest warrant in Florida is essentially the extension of Florida’s authority to enforce its laws. To this end, an arrest warrant permits Pinellas County to arrest an individual that they believe committed a crime. A Pinellas County arrest warrant can be issued once police provide evidence implicating a suspect in a crime. It is important to note that an arrest warrant issued by Pinellas County, FL, is valid throughout Florida.
Can you find arrest records and information on Pinellas County warrants over the phone? (Updated in 2021)
- To initiate a warrant search, call the Warrants Unit of the Judicial Operations Division at 727-582-6192.
- To file a request for an investigation of a possible criminal act, contact the Sheriff’s Office at 727-582-6200.
- To find out about recent arrests, dial 727-464-6415.
- To learn about victim’s assistance, call the agency at 727-582-6259.
- To learn the procedure for accessing arrest records and/or initiating a local criminal background check, call the Records Unit on 727-582-5865.
- To search for judicial records, get in touch with the Clerk of Courts at 727-464-7000.
Crime Statistics for Pinellas County, Florida
In 2018, it appeared as though the annual crime average of Pinellas County would easily breach into the 5000-incident range in the following year. However, local law enforcement managed to turn the tables on antisocial elements and took the crime rate to a low of fewer than 4100 cases in 2019. Of these complaints, around 3800 were filed against property crimes and approximately 300 were lodged against violent crimes.
As a relatively large county, Pinellas County has a total population of 927,994 citizens. Among them, there were a total of 50,952 arrested during 2010. You can find more crime statistics for Pinellas County, FL at http://www.fdle.state.fl.us/cms/FSAC/County-Profiles/pinellas.aspx.