Dade County, Georgia Arrest Records and Warrants

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As far as active warrants in Dade County, Georgia are concerned, the magistrate's court plays an authoritative role in the process of their issue. Upon receiving a formal complaint from the police department or the state prosecutor, the sitting magistrate deliberates on the information available in the matter up to that point.

The evidence collected has to be enough for a person of reasonable mind to concur with the police on the culpability of the accused. In fact, the affidavit has to start with an explanation of why the police believe that a certain incident was a criminal act to begin with. This procedure is known as the establishment of probable cause.

The order for detention issued after the completion of this procedure is legally termed as an active warrant. In contrast, an outstanding warrant from Dade County, Georgia is a detention decree that is held back in the law enforcement system as it could not be executed immediately upon release. Arrest warrants issued in felonies are not limited by time or geography.

This simply means that a person who has such an order in his name can be arrested even if the warrant against him is several years old. Also, he can be detained outside the issuing county. To find Dade County, Georgia arrest records and for a warrant search, you can get in touch with:

  • The office of the magistrate that issues these detention orders: 12371 N Main St, Trenton, GA 30752
  • The office of the sheriff that applies for such decrees: 75 Case Ave, Trenton, Georgia 30752
  • The office of the county clerk that prepares and keeps the court dockets: U.S Highway 11 North, Trenton, Georgia 30752

Dade County, Georgia has one of the lowest crime rates in the state with less than 100 crimes reported per annum. Also, the rate of violent crime is very low at just about 5% of the total number of cases filed every year. Although there has been a drastic reduction of almost 200% in the rate of violent crime in the area, the overall number of crimes reported did go up by nearly 70%.

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