The Magistrate Court for Liberty County, GA, has jurisdiction to issue arrest warrants. However, there is no online source to search for outstanding warrants for Liberty County. Therefore, you must request arrest records from the Magistrate Court in person. The court is located at 201 S. Main Street, Suite 2100, Hinesville, GA 31313. Court staff usually cannot give out information over the telephone but for general information, you can contact the court at 912-876-2343. The Liberty County Magistrate is the first place to being searching for active warrants issued in the county.
The Clerk of Court for Liberty County maintains the records for the Superior and State Courts in Liberty County. The Clerk of Court will not perform criminal history searches nor will the staff of the Clerk’s office assist the public in performing these searches. However, you can research Liberty County criminal records by going to the Clerk of Court’s office and searching through the county court records. The Clerk of Court’s office is located at 201 South Main Street, Suite 1200, Hinesville, GA. The telephone number is 912-876-3625. The staff cannot assist in researching arrest records or criminal history; however, they will be able to show you how to access the court records.
Court dockets and case information can be obtained online through the Liberty County Court Docket search system.
Another way to search for arrest warrants is to file an open records request with the Liberty County Sheriff’s Office. The telephone number to contact the office manager for these requests is 912-876-2131 or 912-876-4555. The Sheriff’s office has the responsibility of serving active warrants and will have a list of all outstanding warrants for the county. You can also search for current inmates and view Liberty County’s most wanted criminals.
In Liberty County, between 1999 and 2008 a crime was committed every 4 hours and took place less than one mile from home in about 50% of the cases. Between 1999 and 2008, the highest numbers of crimes were reported during 2007 and 2008. However, in 2006, Liberty County had the lowest crime rate for the entire 10-year period.