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Compton Arrest, Court, and Public Records

What are Compton Public Records?

According to the California Public Records Act, Compton Public records are said to be information created and maintained by government agencies as they perform official government business. These records can be typed documents, written, electronic files, pictures, maps, audio, and video files. Some records may be exempted from public view by law or have parts of it redacted if it contains information labeled confidential. Examples of these records include:

  • Preliminary drafts
  • Records about pending litigation to which the city is a party (becomes public after the case has been settled)
  • Documents covered by the attorney-client privilege
  • Personnel, medical or similar files, the disclosure of which would constitute an unwarranted invasion of personal privacy.
  • Test questions and scoring keys
  • Any initiative, referendum, and recall petitions

Compton Crime Statistics

The Compton Station of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department is contracted to handle law enforcement for the city. The station also records and reports the crime data for the city as part of the FBI Uniform Crime Reporting system (UCR). According to the UCR data from 2018 and 2019, the number of rape cases increased by 5.2%. There was a reduction in violent crime with murder, assault, and robbery reducing by 18.2%, 10.2%, and 0.23% respectively. Burglary, larceny, vehicle theft, and arson were also reduced by 7.7%, 4.7%, 14.3%, and 24.1% respectively.

Are Compton’s Criminal Records Public?

According to the California Public Records Act, not all of Compton’s criminal records are open to the public. Criminal histories, for example, are restricted to law enforcement agencies and employers like schools and security companies performing background checks on potential employees. Residents can request arrest records and crime reports by contacting the Compton Police department and paying the required fees.

How to Obtain Police Reports and Arrest Records

Copies of Compton Public records like police reports and criminal records can be obtained by contacting the records division of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. These records can be obtained either in person or by mail. To request the record in person an individual will need to come into the sheriff’s office, make a request and show valid identification at:

12440 East Imperial Highway, Suite 120.
Norwalk, CA 90650
Phone: (562) 345-4441
Hours: Monday through Thursday, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Requests by mail involve mailing a written request along with a notarized copy of valid identification and fees to:
Records and Identification Bureau
Attention: Correspondence Unit
12440 East Imperial Highway, Suite 400 West
Norwalk, CA 90650

The signed request should contain a booking/file number, requester’s name, address, birth date. The records will cost $25 if a valid booking number or file number is given, if not a search charge of $10 will be added to the fee.

How to Find Sex Offender Information in Compton

Compton City Sex offender information can be obtained by visiting the Meagan’s Law page of the California Department of Justice. A link to this website can be found on the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Office Website. This links up to the statewide sex offender registry for California. Searchers can make use of the search tools on the website to look up offenders using several criteria like names, addresses, county, zip code.

How to Find Compton Inmate Records

Information on inmates from Compton can be obtained by using the inmate locator search tool on the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Office website. Users will be able to search for information using the inmate's full names and dates of birth. A call to the inmate’s information center at (213) 473-6100 may also be useful in finding out information about inmates in custody.

How Do I Visit an Inmate in Compton City Jail?

Inmates detained in Compton are usually incarcerated in any of the detention facilities operated by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Office. Visits to these jails can be scheduled in person or remotely using the inmate’s visitation scheduling system. Visitors will have to register at the facilities or online using the GTL scheduling application. Visitors allowed, visiting times, and rules may differ from facility to facility. Visitors can check the visiting information for each of the listed facilities on the sheriff’s office website’s custody operations and county jails page. General inquiries about inmates and custody operations may be directed to the sheriff’s office at (213) 473-6100.

Court Records

The Los Angeles County Superior Court is in charge of disseminating Compton City court records. The superior court provides access to a lot of different records including both civil and criminal case records. Requesters can also search and view court case records online on the superior court website. The Archives and Records Center in Los Angeles County also Provides access to court records for cases within the county.

Locations of Courts in Compton

The name and location of the court in Compton are listed below:

Los Angeles County Superior Court - South Central District
Compton Courthouse
200 West Compton Boulevard,
Compton, CA 90220
Phone: (310) 761-8657 (Civil)
Fax: (310) 639-8724 (Civil)
Phone: (310) 761-8658 (Criminal)
Phone: (310) 761-8657 (Family Law)
Phone: (310) 761-8658 (Juvenile Delinquency)
Phone: (213) 763-1644 (Traffic)

Are Compton Court Records Public?

Not all court records for cases held in Compton city are public records per the California Public Records Act. Some types of court records are sealed or classified as confidential by law and hence are exempt from public view. Examples of the records include custody cases, harassment cases, child custody cases, and some divorce cases.

Can You Look Up a Compton Court Case Online?

Requesters can look up some of Compton City court records online on the Los Angeles County Superior Court website. The website provides a link to the online services page where users can choose to view case information for civil, criminal, and other court cases. Requesters can also view case summaries, images of documents, and other case records and information.

How to Obtain Compton Civil Court Case Records

Civil court records for Compton City can be obtained from the Compton Courthouse of the Los Angeles County Superior Court. These records can be obtained online via the Online Service page on the superior court website and by using the records computers in the courthouse. Requesters use the computers to locate the case numbers and hand these over to the staff to locate the records. For online requests, the user will usually be required to register on the website to access these records through guest accounts that are available for single transactions. Users will be charged per case search and for copied or downloaded files according to the court’s fee schedule.

Older court records between 1910 and 2004 can be obtained from the superior court Archives and Records Center. Records from the archive center can be obtained online, by mail, or in person. Requests in person or by mail can be made by mailing or coming in person to the Archive and record center at:

Archives and Records Center
222 North Hill Street,
Room 212
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Requesters will be required to provide the case number and year the case was filed or the type of case and the parties on the case. If the case number cannot be provided a search fee of $15 will be charged to locate the record. Copies of records from the archive cost $0.50 per page and $40 to certify the record. Mailed requests will require the addition of a self-addressed and stamped envelope and a check for the fees payable to the Los Angeles County Superior Court.

How to Obtain Compton Criminal Court Records

Criminal records for Compton can be obtained by visiting the Compton Courthouse of the Los Angeles County Superior Court in person. Requesters use record computers in the courthouse to locate the case number of the record. To obtain the records online requests will need to visit the online services page of the Los Angeles County Superior Court website. Fees will be charged per page and per record search as stated in the superior court’s fee schedule. Criminal records for Compton can also be obtained from the Archive and Records Center of the Los Angeles County Superior Court. Requests may request these records in person, by mail, or online. Requesters may come in person or mail a written request containing the case number and year the case was filed to:

Archives and Records Center
222 North Hill Street,
Room 212
Los Angeles, CA 90012

If that information is unavailable, requesters may provide the names of the parties on the case and the type of case so that a search can be made. A search fee of $15 will be charged to locate this case. Fees for records from the archive are $0.50 per page and $40 for certification of the record. Further inquiries can be made by calling the Compton courthouse at (310) 761-4300.

What are Compton Vital Records?

Vital Records for the City of Compton are the records of the life events that have occurred in the city. These include birth certificates, marriage records, divorce records, and death certificates. These records can be obtained from their custodians such as Superior Courts and the Los Angeles County Clerk.

Where and How to Obtain Compton Divorce Records

Compton divorce records can be obtained from the superior court where the divorce was heard, the Compton Courthouse of the Los Angeles County Superior Court. Divorce records till 2004 can be obtained from the Archive and Records Centre. Records regardless of age can be ordered online under divorce judgment document in the online services section of the Los Angeles County Superior Court Website. For ease of requests and orders, customers are expected to have the case number of the records they are requesting. This can be searched using the case number search tool on the website. Requests by mail are carried out by mailed the filled out request form to:

Archives and Records Center
222 North Hill Street,
Room 212
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Mailed requests should include a blank check payable to the Los Angeles County Superior Court and be marked “not to exceed $X ” in the edit line. Put in an amount that will cover the request according to the court’s fee schedule. Mailed requests are usually processed in 4 to 6 weeks.

Copies of the Compton divorce record cost $0.50 per page and $15 for certification of the document. all required fees for online orders should be paid with a valid Visa, MasterCard, or Discover card issued to an American billing address

Where and How to Get Confidential Marriage Records in Compton

Compton confidential marriage records can only be obtained by a party to the wedding or as instructed by a court order. The confidential married records can be obtained in person, by mail, or online. The request has to come into any office location with proof of identification and a filled confidential marriage certificate application form to request in person. Requesters must make sure to fill and sign the attached certificate of identity and have it all notarized.

Individuals may request a Compton confidential marriage certificate by mail by filling the confidential marriage certificate form and certificate of identity. The certificate of identity must be notarized or the request will be delayed. The form and certificate of identity should be mailed to:

Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk
Birth, Death and Marriage Records Section
P.O. Box 489
Norwalk, CA 90651-0489

The records cost a non-refundable sum of $15 per certified copy. Mailed requests should include the appropriate fee in a check or money order made payable to the Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/Clerk. Mailed requests are usually processed in 20 days from receipt of the request.

Where and How to Get Public Compton Marriage Records

Compton public marriage certificates can be obtained by individuals other than the parties to the marriage. People allowed to request a non-confidential marriage certificate include the following:

  • One of the parties to the marriage
  • A parent or legal guardian of one of the parties
  • A member of a law enforcement agency or a representative of a governmental agency, provided by law, who is conducting official business.
  • Any child, grandparent, grandchild, sibling, spouse, or domestic partner of one of the parties to the marriage.
  • An attorney representing one of the parties to the marriage or the party's estate, or any person or agency empowered by statute or appointed by a court to act on behalf of one of the parties.

Any member of the public not among the listed individuals will receive an informational copy. These certified informational copies are marked as “informational, not a valid document to establish identity” across the face of the document. Requests by mail involve mailing a filled public marriage certificate application and certificate of identity to:

Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk
Birth, Death and Marriage Records Section
P.O. Box 489
Norwalk, CA 90651-0489

Where and How to Find Compton Birth Records

Compton birth certificates can be obtained from the offices of the Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/Clerk. These records can be obtained in person, by mail, or online.

Obtaining Copies of Compton Birth Certificates

Requesters may obtain copies of Compton’s birth certificates in person, by mail, or online. These birth records come in two forms, authorized certified copies and informational certified copies. Authorized copies are only issued to certain individuals such as:

  • The registrant on the record
  • The parents or legal guardians of the registrant
  • children, grandparents, grandchildren, siblings, spouses, or domestic partners of the registrant
  • Any party entitled to receive the record as a result of a court order, or an attorney or a licensed adoption agency seeking the birth record to comply with the requirements of the Family Code
  • members of law enforcement or a representative of any governmental agency conducting official business. as provided by law.
  • An attorney representing the registrant or the registrant's estate, or any person or agency empowered by statute or appointed by a court to act on behalf of the registrant or the registrant estate

Anyone not among the above or who does not fill the certificate of identity attached to the application form will receive a certified informational copy. Informational copies are marked as such and cannot be used for official business like establishing identities. Requests will involve returning a completed birth record application form and certificate of identity to the office locations either in person or by mail. Mailed requests should be sent along with the appropriate fee to:

Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk
Birth, Death and Marriage Records Section
P.O. Box 489
Norwalk, CA 90651-0489

The fee for a Compton birth record is $28 for both certified authorized and informational copies. Payments can be made in checks and money orders made payable to the Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/Clerk. Cash is not accepted for mailed requests.

Where and How to Find Compton Death Records

The Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/Clerk is responsible for maintaining Compton Death Certificates. According to California law, only eligible persons are allowed to obtain authorized copies of a death certificate:

  • Parents or legal guardians of the deceased
  • members of law enforcement or representatives of another governmental agency, provided by law, when conducting official business.
  • The child, grandparents, grandchildren, siblings, spouse, or domestic partner of the deceased
  • Any attorney while representing the deceased or the deceased’s estate, or any person or agency empowered by statute or appointed by a court to act on behalf of the deceased or their estate
  • A funeral director or employee of a funeral establishment while acting within the scope of their employment and orders certified copies of a death on behalf of any individual specified above.

The death certificates can be requested by filling and notarizing the death certificate application form and certificate of identity and returning it in person or by mail. In-person requests should be made at any of the office locations while the form and fee should be mailed to the office at:

Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk
Birth, Death and Marriage Records Section
P.O. Box 489
Norwalk, CA 90651-0489

Requesters who are not among authorized persons or do not fill and notarize the attached certificate of identity will receive an informational copy of the certificate. Informational copies are marked informational and cannot be used for any official business. The death certificate costs $21 for both certified authorized and informational copies. Payment should be made in check or money order made payable to the Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/Clerk.