Searching for Guilford County Arrest Records
Anyone can search for Guilford County arrest records. The North Carolina Public Records Law provides you with free access at a reasonable cost to governmental files. Practically, what it means is that you can quite easily acquire the information necessary to check a person's criminal background.
Where you can inquire about Guilford County arrest records
The sheriff's P2C webpage contains 2 useful databases that will help you carry out an online arrest search. The first displays people that have recently been incarcerated; the second is more extensive as it shows a list of all the county's inmates. By clicking on a name, you will be able to see the inmate's personal details and mugshot, incarceration date, case status, charges and bond information.
Expanding your inquiry to include NC arrest records
Information on arrests carried out in all of NC counties can be extracted from the computerized inmate locator managed by the NC DPS. It allows you search for active and inactive inmates, parolees and absconders statewide.
Performing a Guilford County warrant search
Guilford County warrants can be searched in person at the sheriff office located at 400 W Washington St. Greensboro, NC 27401. You should call them at 336-641-3694 and set an appointment in advance. In addition, you may opt for an online inquiry going over the county's wanted list on the sheriff's P2C webpage. It shows the charges filed against the wanted person and the type of warrant issued against him or her.
Searching for court records
Obtaining first hand information on a person's convictions requires accessing Guilford County court records. Go to the office of the Clerk of Court (201 S Eugene St. Greensboro, NC 27401. Phone: 336-412-7300) and file a request to see these records. The authorities may ask for a fee (usually 25 dollars for a certified copy), but as mentioned above, North Carolina FOIA Laws obligate them to open their archives to the public.
Conducting an in-depth background check
Another alternative to find Guilford County arrest records and additional background information (such as warrants, police records, court dockets, etc.) is to use the inquiry tool offered by ncarrestrecords.org. You will get accurate and reliable results showing a person's complete criminal history all over the state including also civil public records. Your anonymity is guaranteed.