The five-year crime trend for the county also indicates that simple assault The Washington State Patrol offers both name-based and fingerprint-based background checks for all the counties in the state. It provides three options for obtaining criminal history reports.
The first method is the quickest and delivers unverified reports. To do so, roll the right thumbprint of the subject of the report onto the lower right-hand corner of the report. Send this along with a letter explaining the request to:. Box Olympia, WA Verification is free. The second means of obtaining a Clark County criminal history report is by submitting a completed Request for Conviction Criminal History Form to:.
For a fingerprint-based check, send the completed Conviction Criminal History Form along with payment and a fingerprint card rolled with a full set of fingerprints to the postal address above.
The third option is an in-person request. The same fees apply as for mailing in your request. Before submitting a request, you must register and create an account. The fee for photocopied copies is 15 cents per page while scanned copies cost 10 cents per page.
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Electronic records sent by email or other means of electronic delivery cost 5 cents for every 4 attached files. The Sheriff's Office is responsible for registering sex offenders living in Clark County.
It makes identifying information about Level III offenders high-risk or most likely to re-offend available to the public. Schools, daycare centers, and businesses that cater to children, women, and vulnerable groups may request information about Level II offenders moderate risk. The Sheriff's Office only readily releases information about Level I offenders to other law enforcement agencies.
Individuals can also obtain nformation about Level I and II offenders but only if the reason for release is deemed justified. The Clark County Sheriff's Office provides a handy Offender Search tool for residents to find registered sex offenders living in their neighborhoods. Use this resource to search the county's sex offender database by name, zip code, and street address. There are two jail facilities in Clark County.
Its contact phone number is Its main phone number is It is a co-ed housing facility for low-risk offenders that qualify for the Work Release Program. The Sheriff publishes a regularly updated Inmate Roster on the county government's website to help the public find individuals incarcerated in these facilities. Box Vancouver, WA Clark County Work Release P. The Superior Court is a trial court with general jurisdiction. This court also has a separate juvenile division. The Municipal Courts are located in other towns in the county besides Vancouver, the county seat. Below are the addresses and contact information of these courts:.
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The public can request the records of the Clark County Superior Court at the Court Clerk's Office on the first floor of the courthouse. The office has computer terminals available to the public for quick research, checking records, and finding case numbers. Anyone can view court records, under the supervision of employees of the Clerk's Office, from Monday through Friday between a. Make request for copies in person or by mail. Use the Copy Request Form to request court records.
You may also make your request online by submitting this form by email to copyrequests clark. The Clerk charges 50 cents per page for non-certified paper copies of court records.
A nationwide records check can to be done working with a website like FreePeopleScan. Washington State Laws in Connection with Public Information : The Attorney General's Office would like to assist you in understanding Washington law governing access to public records, and obtaining those records. We provide this information as a guide — not a legal document.
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