Cooke County Arrest Records and Warrants Search
This article shows what you need to do to determine whether a person has a criminal record in Cooke County, TX. It will explain how to obtain all the files you need to be able to perform a full background check.
Stage 1: Performing a Cook County warrant search
Unfortunately, there is no official online inquiry tool available which you can utilize to trace Cook County arrest warrants. Accordingly, the most viable option you have is to reach the sheriff office (Cooke County Justice Center, 300 County Road 451, Gainesville, TX 76240. Phone: 940-665-3471) and go over their criminal archives. They sheriff staff usually do their best to assist the public since they rely on it to get some tips to help them solve cases. But as nice as they can be, they will not hesitate to incarcerate you if your inquiry shows there is an outstanding warrant issued against you, Caution is advised.
Stage 2: Finding Cooke County arrest records
The sheriff’s website directs searchers to an electronic inmate locator to help them find out if someone they know is in custody. You can reach it directly at this address. The inquiry can be carried out by typing a booking date or a detainee’s name. Most of the electronic files you will gain access to contain a mug shot as well as the following details: the arrestee’s physical description, race, gender, arrest number, booking and release date and prior offenses plus bond amount (for each offense).
Cook County arrest records can also be extracted from the state’s computerized criminal history database. This inquiry tool is managed by the TxDPS and it displays a person’s jail records in all of TX counties. Only registered searchers can utilize this database.
You should know that it is also possible to perform a Texas inmate search on the Internet by accessing the TDCJ’s electronic databases at https://offender.tdcj.texas.gov/OffenderSearch/.
Stage 3: Tracing a person’s history convictions
Cooke County court records can tell you whether the person you are checking has ever been found guilty of a crime in court. For misdemeanor offenses contact the county clerk (940-668-5437, 940-668-5421). For felony offenses refer to the district clerk (940-668-5450). Both offices will guide you regarding what is required of you to do to view the files you are looking for. In most cases, searchers need to hand in a request to view public records and wait up to two weeks for results.
Another viable source
By using the search box annexed to this article, you will obtain comprehensive and updated reports containing a person’s criminal history (in addition to relevant civil records). Your confidentiality will not be compromised. That is to say, no one else will know about your inquiry.
In 2013, 991 crimes were investigated by the county’s law enforcement authorities. There were 2 murders, 9 rapes, 14 robberies, 68 assaults, 59 car thefts and 642 larceny cases. 221 suspects were apprehended.