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Kern County Warrant Search, California

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You will not be able to launch a warrant search for Kern County, California through the office of the sheriff or through the local judiciary. The laws of the state prevent access to third-party criminal records. So, to find out if somebody you know has an active warrant in his/her name, you will have to rely on private sources of information. However, suppose you are an employer who is legally allowed to access police records or want personal crime history information. In that case, you can approach the California Department of Justice and the police.

How should I access information on arrest warrants in Kern County, CA?

  • If you are looking for arrest records, one approach to finding this information is through the inmate search service offered by the sheriff’s department on their website. As long as you have the inmate’s name, you can find out if he has been detained in one of the local jails by using the kern county inmate search tool. The search can be done by using the detainee’s name or inmate number.
  • The sheriff’s office also makes available lists of wanted persons and escapees at kern sheriff’s most wanted. This is your only option available to find outstanding warrants through the police.
  • To acquire a certified copy of your crime history information, you will need to submit your fingerprints. Information on live scan fingerprinting sites in Kern County is available at A fee of $25 is charged for the release of criminal records. More information on this can be found here, and you will need to send your application to the Record Review Unit of the California Department of Justice at P.O. Box 903417, Sacramento, CA 94203-4170.
  • Finally, you can also get some information pertaining to criminal cases from the Superior Court of Kern. Their website and the facility to search for criminal case information are available at Kern Court criminal case search.

Crime Rate in Kern County

  • The violent crime rate in Kern County is 26.4, which is higher than the US average of 22.7.
  • The property crime rate in Kern County is also higher than the national average Kern County has the highest homicide rate in California, with a rate of 12.7 per 100,000 residents in 2020, according to the Department of Justice.
  • The homicide rate in Kern County began to grow in the middle of the last decade, and the county has had the highest homicide rate in the state since 2016.
  • Fighting among longtime local gangs divided by race and geography made up at least one-third of the homicides in Kern County.
  • Data shows that 105 homicides in Kern County involved guns, including all fatal officer-involved shootings and four of the five murder-suicides.
  • Kern County’s crime rate is 67.30 per 1,000 residents during a standard year.

Kern County, CA also had a relatively high annual crime rate in the past, with almost 11,000 incidents reported in 2014. Although there was a slight decrease in the number of cases registered, the average was still above that of 2011. Of the criminal incidents reported, almost 9000 were property crimes while about 2000 were violent crimes.