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Amador County Arrest, Court, and Public Records

What Are Amador County Arrest Records?

Arrest records in Amador County are documents that contain information concerning the apprehension of individuals for questioning or arraignment after alleged criminal involvement. These documents are generated and managed by the Sheriff’s Office to provide a record of both an individual’s criminal activities in the county and frequencies of incidents in the county.

However, individuals should note that, unlike with criminal records, the information contained in arrest records alone are not extensive enough to cover the individual's court hearing and disposition. Therefore, these should not be used as proof of conviction. Typical information featured in arrest records include:

  • The arrestee’s name, gender, and birth date
  • The arresting officer’s name
  • The name of the warrant issuer
  • The alleged offense
  • The place, date, and duration of arrest
  • The status of charges or bail
  • The name and address of the jail

Crime Statistics

According to the FBI crime data gathered from the Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments, Amador County reported 714 criminal offenses in 2018. This was further broken down into 596 property crimes and 118 violent crimes. The statistics reveal that violent crimes consisted of 97 aggravated assaults, 10 rapes, eight robberies, and three homicides. Furthermore, property crimes consisted of 426 larcenies, 128 burglaries, 47 MVTs, and 7 arsons. Conversely, arrest statistics revealed that the county had a total of 1, 018 incidents within the same year, broken down into 135 crimes against persons, 64 crimes against property, and 819 crimes against society.

What Are Amador County Criminal Records?

Criminal records in Amador County are documents that contain an official summary of an individual’s criminal activities in the territory. Also referred to as rap sheets, these records cover the arrest, indictment, and disposition of persons within the county, as gathered from both local law enforcement agencies, and county court.

In Amador County, the Sheriff’s Office produces, maintains, and issues records of criminal history within its jurisdiction. Conviction details are also available at the court where cases held. However, these records are limited in range and restricted to activities within the county. Statewide records are available on the central depository maintained by the California Department of Justice (DOJ).

Information contained may include:

  • Personal information like names, gender, date of birth
  • Physical description and mugshot
  • Prior arrests and pending warrants
  • Prior and current indictments
  • Conviction details

How Do I Get Amador County Criminal Records?

Residents of Amador County can requests for their local criminal records from the Sheriff’s Office by submitting a filled application for review form in person at;

700 Court Street,
Jackson, CA 95642
Fax: (209) 223-1609
Phone: (209) 223-6500

Requesters have to complete the form and take along valid identification. The office charges $0.10 per page of the search result, which may take up to 10 working days to be available.

For a statewide search from the Department of Justice, individuals can obtain their criminal history records by submitting fingerprint request form and processing fees. Persons residing in the state can do this through the following steps.

  • Review the DOJ instructions.
  • Get the live scan form (Spanish).
  • Select the type of application and enter the same under the "reason for application" section.
  • Provide applicant details.
  • Provide original ATI number if prior requests have been made.
  • For foreign adoption, include designee or embassy details.
  • Print and take completed form to a Live Scan site for processing

The Sheriff’s Office also provides live scan services for residents at $15 and non-residents at $30.

Note: Under state laws, criminal records are restricted to the subject, law enforcement agencies, and other permitted agencies. Hence, these custodians will not process third-party requests.

How to Find Amador County Sex Offender Information?

The Amador County Sheriff’s Office registers and maintains records of individuals who have been classified as sex offenders within its jurisdiction. As per state laws, these records are publicly available on the Megan’s Law website. Interested persons can conduct a name search with first and last name, or map search with address, city, zip code, or actual location on the map. Results will show related matches and selecting an offender will provide information including;

  • Full name
  • Known aliases
  • Personal information (date of birth, sex, and physical description)
  • Offense code, description, conviction date, and release date
  • Risk assessment
  • Last reported address
  • Identifying body marking (scars, marks, and tattoos)

Victims can also visit the Sheriff’s Office VINELink site to register for email alerts on sex offenders.

How Do I Visit an Inmate in Amador County Jail?

Visits to the Amador County Jail are by appointment or first-come, first-serve basis. Individuals can schedule appointments by calling (209) 223-6521. However, civilians and professionals who are currently under parole/probation supervision or have been previously confined in the facility within the last 60 days cannot visit inmates.

These detainees can have two persons per visit and one visit per visiting day, which is from Fridays (professional visit only) till Sunday. Except when otherwise approved, all visits are non-contact visits and last from 30 minutes to a maximum of one hour.

Individuals will have to take along proof of identification or age, and minors must bring a parent/legal guardian along for visitation. All visitors must also follow the visitation rules and schedules made available on the Sheriff’s website to avoid terminated visits or ban.

Note: Inmates have the right to refuse visits, and the facility may suspend the inmates' visitation privilege as a penalty for violating jail rules.

Where and How to Find Amador County Inmate Information?

Information on inmates in the Amador County Jail is available at the Sheriff’s Office. The office maintains and issues arrest reports, release records, and other forms of inmate information upon requests by members of the public. Interested persons can make requests in person or mail the required application forms to the office at;

700 Court Street,
Jackson, CA 95642
Phone: (209) 223-6500

The requester will have to provide adequate subject information as well as pay service fees before the query can be processed.

What Are Amador County Court Records?

An Amador County court record is any paper, electronic, or digital document that is gathered, preserved, or disseminated by a Superior court or its division in the county. Examples of documents include, but are not limited to, e-fillings, transcripts of judicial proceedings, dockets, decrees, sworn statements, and court orders.

These records are open to the public unless exempted or placed under a court seal. Individuals can obtain copies of these records through the court’s online system or by sending requests via mail or in-person to the specific division that handled the case, such as civil criminal juvenile, probate, and family divisions.

Location of All Courts in Amador County

Superior Courts in Amador County
Amador County Superior Court
500 Argonaut Lane,
Jackson, CA 95642
Phone: (209) 257-2600

Conducting a search is subject to our Terms of Service and Privacy Notice.

What Are Amador County Vital Records?

Vital records in Amador County are the official documentation of life events that were authorized by the county government or occurred within its jurisdiction. This documentation includes, but is not limited to, records of divorces, births, marriages, and deaths. Most of these records are public information unless exempted or sealed.

However, the extent of details contained depends on the requester's relation to the record, while availability depends on the period when the events occurred. Individuals can obtain copies of these records upon request to the designated county or state-run depositories. The record custodians often require requesters to provide specific record description, proof of identification, and service fees for search, duplication, and certification.

Where and How to Get Amador County Divorce Records?

Records of divorces that occurred in Amador County are available at the court where divorces took place. As long as documents are not under court seal, individuals can get these records by sending requests with the names of divorcees and date of divorce to the Clerk of the Court at:

500 Argonaut Lane,
Jackson, CA 95642
Phone: (209) 257-2600

The clerk’s office will require requesters to provide search, duplication of administrative fees. However, the charge must not exceed their standard rates. The California Department of Public Health also maintains and issues records of divorces that happened in the state from 1962 to June 1984. Interested persons can get these by mailing application forms along with required fees to:

California Department of Public Health
Vital Records – MS 5103
P.O. Box 997410
Sacramento, CA 95899-7410

The department charges $14 for each requested copy, paid with check or money order.

Where and How to Get Amador County Marriage Records?

Records of marriages that were licensed by Amador County from 1854 to present are available at the County Recorder/Clerk Office. Hence, interested persons should confirm if the county issued the marriage license. Individuals with direct claims or relation to the records can request for certified copies. Otherwise, persons should request for informational copies. The requests forms, self-addressed stamped envelope, and required fees made in cash, check, or money order should be submitted in person or via mail to:

Amador County Recorder
810 Court Street
Jackson, CA 95642

Confidential records requests can also be made by the parties who got married and those with a court order. The California Department of Public Health also maintains and issues records of marriages that happened in the state. These are only available from 1905 and 2000, and from 2009 till the present. Interested persons can get these by mailing application forms along with required fees to:

California Department of Public Health
Vital Records – MS 5103
P.O. Box 997410
Sacramento, CA 95899-7410

Note: Both custodians charge $15 for each requested copy.

Where and How to Get Amador County Birth Records?

Records of births that occurred in Amador County are available at the County Recorder/Clerk Office. Individuals can get these records by submitting completed application forms for authorized or informational copies, self-addressed stamped envelope, and required fees via mail or in-person to:

Amador County Recorder
810 Court Street
Jackson, CA 95642

The California Department of Public Health also maintains and issues records of births that happened in the state. Interested persons can get these by mailing application forms along with other requirements fees to:

California Department of Public Health
Vital Records – MS 5103
P.O. Box 997410
Sacramento, CA 95899-7410

Note: Both custodians charge $15 for each requested copy and require notarized consent for authorized copies.

Where and How to Get Amador County Death Records?

Records of deaths that occurred in Amador County are available at the County Recorder/Clerk Office. Individuals can get these records by submitting completed application forms for authorized or informational copies, self-addressed stamped envelope, and required fees via mail or in-person to:

Amador County Recorder
810 Court Street
Jackson, CA 95642

The California Department of Public Health also maintains and issues records of deaths that happened in the state. Interested persons can get these by mailing application forms along with other requirements fees to:

California Department of Public Health
Vital Records – MS 5103
P.O. Box 997410
Sacramento, CA 95899-7410

Note: Both custodians charge $21 for each requested copy and require notarized consent for authorized copies.