City of Salem Warrants and Arrest Records Search

Virginia Arrest Records and Warrant Search

Please fill in the form below to begin your Virginia criminal records search

By searching you certify that you are above 18 years of age

While an arrest warrant search from the City of Salem, VA will get you information on all detention decrees in the name of a person along with the arrest records that are connected to such directives, you will be able to better use the results of your inquiry, if you have some background knowledge on active warrants These are legal orders that are issued by the local tribunal with criminal authority

The court will release directives for arrests when an accused has to be presented before the bench. The police are commanded to apprehend this individual through the use of an arrest warrant. As soon as the warrant is issued, it is sent to the office of the sheriff for execution; specifically, the court services division receives this order.

From here information on the active warrant is relayed to the deputies and investigating officer who rush to take the accused into custody. If the offender can be nabbed immediately, he is brought to the police station and the warrant is sent to the office of the issuing authority. All this while, the office of the county clerk is also kept informed about the issue of the warrant as well as City of Salem arrest records.

Detention directives that cannot be served for one or the other reason are held back by the police. Even if a significant amount of time passes since their issue, these outstanding warrants remain valid and kicking. In other words, these orders for arrests can be used just like a freshly issued decree for detention. When you launch an inquiry to find arrest warrants and records, you will get information on all pending and served detention decrees. To find this data, you can connect with:

  • The sheriff: 2 E Calhoun St, Salem, Virginia 24153
  • The magistrate: 305 E Main St, Salem, VA 24153
  • The clerk of court: As given above

The City of Salem, Virginia has a lower crime index compared to the state and the country. In terms of violent crime, the area is over 67% better than the rest of the nation and it has a 38% lower incident rate than that of the state. Between 2010 and 2013, there was a marginal increase of less than 5% in the crime occurrence rate.

Search Virginia arrest records by county: