1) Pennsylvania Warrants and Most Wanted Directory. Search for criminal wants and warrants in Pennsylvania.
2) Free searches - listed below. Pennsylvania provides excellent free access to criminal record databases. To do your own search we suggest that you start with the “Featured Public Records” and search the Court of Common Pleas, Magisterial District Courts, Pennsylvania Department of Corrections Inmates, Registered Offenders, PACER U.S. District Court (requires registration and a small fee) for Federal records, and any of the county court databases that match where your subject has resided. Philadelphia has a large number of available court databases, so be sure to go to page 3 of this section to search Philadelphia records if it’s applicable.
3) PATCH. Another option is to use the link below to the Pennsylvania Access to Criminal History (PATCH) service. PATCH will provide a Pennsylvania criminal history for $10, including all convictions, all arrests under 3 years old for which the repository has not received a disposition, and warrants. Law enforcement receives full histories. Requests made by non-criminal justice agencies and individuals are subject “to edit criteria contained in the law.” Results are promised within 24 hours. This does not include U.S. Federal Records, so we recommend a PACER search as well.
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Our Pennsylvania records include District Court felony, misdemeanor & traffic convictions; Common Pleas Courts & Philadelphia Municipal Court felony & misdemeanor convictions; Department of Corrections inmate records, and registered offender records. A search of Pennsylvania records only is $9.95, immediate results.
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|Child Abuse History Clearance (Info) |
Information from the Pennsylvania Department of Welfare on how to obtain a Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance. Clearance requires an FBI fingerprint based FBI record check. An online criminal record check is not sufficient.
|Criminal Background Search in Pennsylvania and Nationwide Pay Site|
Search statewide in Pennsylvania for statewide District Court and Common Pleas court criminal felony, misdemeanor and traffic filings, statewide Department of Corrections inmate records, and statewide sex offenders.
|Criminal Court Records - Court of Common Pleas |
Search the Pennsylvania Unified Judicial System by name for Court of Common Pleas Docket Sheets from criminal, administrative, miscellaneous, summary, and summary appeal cases.
|Criminal Court Records - Magisterial District Courts |
Search the Pennsylvania Unified Judicial System for Magisterial District Court criminal records by search type, county, court office, state filed, name, ID number, and more.
|Criminal Histories | PATCH Pay Site|
This service was established by the Pennsylvania Criminal History Information Act and provides access to the Pennsylvania Access to the Criminal History (PATCH) System for Pennsylvania criminal records.
Inmate locator from the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections.
|Inmates | Federal Bureau of Prisons |
Federal Bureau of Prisons inmate database including offenders in or from Pennsylvania.
|Inmates | VineLink |
Search VineLink for Pennsylvania prison, jail, and correctional facility inmates.
|PACER U.S. District Criminal Court Records Pay Site|
PACER United States District Court civil, criminal, and bankruptcy records for the Eastern, Middle, and Western Districts of Pennsylvania.
|Registered Offenders |
Megan's Law offender registry from the Pennsylvania State Police.
|Appeals Court Records |
Search the Pennsylvania Unified Judicial System for Supreme, Superior, or Commonwealth Appellate Court Web Docket Sheets by docket number or by court name and docket type, district, party name, etc.
|Bucks County Warrants |
Bench warrants for wanted persons from the Bucks County Sheriff's Department.
|Cameron County Court Records - Criminal |
Provided by the Pennsylvania Unified Judicial System Court of Common Pleas. Search Dockets for criminal, administrative, miscellaneous, summary, and summary appeal cases in Cameron County.
|Centre County Inmates |
Search for Centre County Correctional Facility inmates by last name.
|Clinton County | Inmates |
Click on "Daily Housing Report" for the list of current inmates at the Clinton County Correctional Facility.
|Columbia County Warrants |
Use this service of the Sheriff of Columbia County, Pennsylvania to browse their Bench Warrant List.
|Cumberland County PA Criminal Convictions Pay Site|
Register and pay to use this INFOCON system to search for Cumberland County, PA criminal convictions.
|Dauphin County | Inmates |
Dauphin County inmates listed alphabetically by name.
|Franklin County Inmates |
Search the Franklin County Jail Web Portal for inmate information.
|Greene County Court Calendar |
View calendar information for the Greene County, Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas.
|Lancaster County Inmates |
Lancaster County currently housed inmates.
|Lehigh County Court Calendars |
Lehigh County criminal, civil, domestic relations, juvenile, family, and orphan's court calendars and schedules.
|Mifflin County Inmates |
Search the Mifflin County, Pennsylvania inmate database for active and released inmates by name, booking number, State ID, or permanent number.
|Norristown Warrants |
Browse this Norristown, Pennsylvania office of the District Attorney database by name for a list of active bench warrants.
|Northampton County Court Calendars |
Northampton County Court of Common Pleas court calendars.
|Northampton County | Inmates |
Corrections Department of Northampton County inmate roster.
|Philadelphia Crime Maps |
Provided by: City of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Search this service by type of map, geography, and category to interactively view crime maps.
|Philadelphia | Accident & Incident Reports |
Records from the Philadelphia Police Department of accident, stolen auto, burglary, and theft reports with options to purchase a report copies online.
|Philadelphia | Common Pleas Court Criminal Search |
Search Pennsylvania Unified Judicial System Court of Common Pleas Dockets for Philadelphia, Pennsylvania criminal, miscellaneous, and summary appeals cases.
|Philadelphia | Municipal Criminal Court Calendar |
Search the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Municipal Court calendars by defendant name, attorney name, date, or courtroom. Provided by The Philadelphia Courts First Judicial District of Pennsylvania.
|Philadelphia | Municipal Criminal Court New Filings |
Search Philadelphia, Pennsylvania First Judicial District Court for new municipal criminal court filings by date or defendant name.
|Philadelphia | Municipal Criminal Court Records |
Search Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania Municipal Court criminal, summary, and miscellaneous court records. Provided by the Pennsylvania Unified Judicial System.
|Philadelphia | Traffic Court Case Hearings |
City of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Traffic Court Case hearings. Search by last name, driver's license, citation number, hearing date or room.
|Schuylkill County Warrants - Adult Probation |
Browse this list of active bench warrants issued by the Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Adult Probation and Parole Department.
|Schuylkill County Warrants - DA |
Browse this list of active bench warrants issued by the Schuylkill County, Pennsyvlania District Attorney.
|Schuylkill County Warrants - Domestic Relations |
Browse this list of active bench warrants issued by the Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Domestic Relations Department.
|Schuylkill County Warrants - Sheriff |
Browse this list of active bench warrants issued by the Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Sheriff.
|Warren County Court Records - Criminal |
Provided by the Pennsylvania Unified Judicial System Court of Common Pleas. Search Dockets for criminal, administrative, miscellaneous, summary, and summary appeal cases in Warren County.
|Washington County | Inmates |
Washington County Correctional Facility inmate records.
|Wayne County Court Records - Criminal |
Provided by the Pennsylvania Unified Judicial System Court of Common Pleas. Search Dockets for criminal, administrative, miscellaneous, summary, and summary appeal cases in Wayne County.
|Westmoreland County | Inmates |
Westmoreland County currently incarcerated inmates.
|Williamsport Warrants |
Wanted persons and outstanding warrants issued by the Williamsport, Pennsylvania Police Department.
|York County | Inmates |
York County male and female prison inmate rosters are in the left-hand column.
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