Search for Piatt County Warrants, Illinois (IL)


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Information on how Piatt County arrest warrants are issued can come in handy when reading through a background report procured from a state agency or a private entity that sells crime history data for a fee. It is imperative to understand that although an active warrant is in no way an indication of guilt, it does show that the police have convincing evidence against the suspect.

Active warrants are only granted by the judiciary when the police can prove that any layperson would accept the fact that the accused was in some way involved with the criminal act in question on the basis of the evidence alone. This process is known as the establishment of reasonable cause and it has to be followed for the release of arrest directives connected to felonies and misdemeanors.

There is a second type of detention decree that is also frequently put to use in civil and criminal matters. It is known as a bench warrant and as its name suggests, the order gets issued by the magistrate without the police playing a part in the process. Bench warrants are used to make arrests in cases where the suspect is absconding after securing bail or when court orders are disobeyed.

How can you find information on Piatt County outstanding warrants and arrest records?

In Illinois, crime history information is available with the State Police. The Bureau of Investigation is the division that has been put in charge of assimilating crime data from various law enforcement agencies across counties and offering this to government agencies as well as civilians who are requesting an Piatt County warrant search.

While conviction data is available to all and sundry, applicants need to be in a certain authorized class in order to avail the provision for fingerprint inquires which result in positive identification of the subject. To initiate the warrant search, you will need to fill form ISP6-404B or ISP6 -405B and send it by mail to the Bureau at:

Illinois State PoliceBureau of Identification260 North Chicago StreetJoliet, Illinois 60431

Piatt County Court Records Search:

Circuit Court

  • Address: PO Box 288 101 W Washington Monticello,IL61856
  • Phone Number: 217-762-4966
  • Fax Number: 217-762-5906
  • Hours of Operation: 8:30AM-4:30PM
  • Jurisdiction: Felony Cases, Misdemeanor Cases, Civil, Eviction, Small Claims, Probate and Inheritance

Piatt County Court Recorder Information:

County Recorder

  • Address: Piatt County PO Box 558 Monticello, IL 61856-0558
  • Phone Number: 217-762-9487
  • Fax Number: 217-762-7563
  • Hours of Operation: 8:30AM-4:30PM