Cameron County Warrant and Arrest Records Search

Cameron County arrest records show a person history of arrests and they should not be confused with criminal records which are created after a person is formally convicted of a crime.

You should start your Cameron County arrest records search by checking the current Inmate list published by the sheriff office. This list includes all the persons that are currently incarcerated in the county’s jail facilities. For additional information, you had better contact the Jail Division (956-554-6701).

To conduct an inmate search, turn to Cameron County Detention Center. Their phone number is 956-544-0836; their fax number is 956-554-6780. The facility’s physical location is 1145 East Harrison Street, Brownsville, TX 78520.

If you wish to broaden your arrest search to encompass the entire State of Texas, the Texas Department of Public Safety has a Computerized Criminal History System  you can utilize to find arrest histories. It will exhibit only arrest made due to Class B misdemeanor or more serious offenses. This governmental service requires opening an account and giving personal details.

Tracing outstanding warrants

There are two viable alternatives for a Cameron County warrant search:

  • You may visit the sheriff office and use their offline criminal data bank for your inquiry. However, you should bear in mind that by doing that, you risk being incarcerated in case it is discovered that you are wanted by the police.
  • This site puts at your disposal an electronic search tool (on top of this page) that will display a person’s criminal history, including Cameron County arrest warrants. Searchers will enjoy full confidentiality.

Cameron County case search

If you are seeking felony court records, visit the district clerk. Their location is 100 E. Monroe St. Dancy Building Brownsville, Texas 78520 (phone no. 956-544-0838).

The county clerk usually deals with records related to misdemeanor offenses, so there you should go if you are interested in this kind of court dockets. Call them at 956-544-0815 for more details. The office that deals with official public records is located at 964 E. HarrisonSt. Ste. 213. Brownsville, Texas 78520.

Finally, you can try find information in the county law library. The purpose of this library is to provide the public access to legal information.

Crime Data

Crime data for revealed by the TxDPS indicate that 15746 offenses were committed in the county throughout 2013. This number includes 6 murders, 630 assaults, 126 rapes, 242 robberies, 492 auto thefts and 11511 cases of larceny. It sums up to 3749.5 crimes per 100000 residents, which is very high compared to other Texas counties. Police law enforcement measures included 3216 arrests.