Jefferson County, Washington Warrants and Arrest Records

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While searching for information on Jefferson County active warrants and arrest records is not an incredibly cumbersome task, often, the amount of data offered by online state programs is too limited. These details are also provided in conformance to the Criminal Records Privacy Act of the state, which only allows for disseminating arrest details when the case has culminated in a conviction and sentencing.

For people who would like to find out if a person they know was ever embroiled in a criminal matter, the Washington Access To Criminal History WATCH program will be perfect. A $10 fee is charged for online, name-based inquiries, and the results will generally include case history details on all offenders in the system that match the name input made by the applicant. Even if the search brings back no results because a match cannot be found in the database, you will still have to pay the $10 fee.

Suppose you are looking for more specific information on civil and criminal cases against the subject of your inquiry. In that case, it is highly recommended that you take your Jefferson County warrant search to the local sheriff’s office or the courthouse. For one, these justice agencies will offer in-depth data on the criminal background of an individual.

Apart from this, official state sources will also be able to furnish ample ancillary information like a list of the most wanted, details on any civil cases against the person in question, generic crime statistics, the total number of arrest warrants issued, and more. A most-wanted list from different justice agencies is available at

You could access a repository of court dockets through the office of the county clerk. Some of the state agencies that you should visit when looking for outstanding warrants in Jefferson County, WA, include:

  • The office of the sheriff: 81 Elkins Rd, Port Hadlock, Washington 98339
  • The office of the magistrate: 1820 Jefferson St, Port Townsend, WA 98368
  • The office of the clerk of court: PO Box 563, Port Townsend, Washington 98368

Is it possible to get information on Jefferson County arrests and warrants over the phone? (2021-Update)

  • For information on arrests and inmates, call the phone number of the Corrections Sergeant 360-385-3831, ext. 737.
  • For police reports, arrest records, accident reports and criminal records, get in touch with Records at 360-344-9762.
  • For general inquiries, get in touch with the Sheriff’s Office, use the switchboard phone number- 360-385-3831.
  • For details pertaining to an investigation, call the Detectives Sergeant at 360-344-9762
  • For requesting access to judicial records, call the Administrator of the Superior Court at 360-385-9395 ext. 395, or the County Clerk at 360-385-9125 (only Superior Court records) or the Administrator of the District court at 360-385-9134.
  • For victim’s assistance, call Victim Advocacy Services at 360-385-5291.

Crime Statistics of Jefferson County, Washington

In 2019, the annual crime rate in Jefferson County was 255 instances, compared to nearly 270 cases in 2018. There were 33 violent crimes and over 220 property crimes among the reported offences.

The number of complaints against aggravated assaults was the highest in the violent crime category, at 26. Larceny theft was the most common property crime, with almost 120 reports. Burglary complaints, which accounted for more than 91 cases, came in second.

There has been an alarming increase of almost 80% in the rates of violence and overall crime in Jefferson County, WA, through the eight-year interval that started in 2001 and ended in 2008. In this period, nearly 700 plus criminal complaints were being filed every year, with no less than 5% of them being against violent criminal acts.

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