In Murray County, GA, the Magistrate’s Court conducts warrant application hearings and issues the arrest warrants for the county. Unfortunately, there are no resources for searing arrest records online. Therefore, you must contact the Magistrate’s Court in person to search for active warrants. You can try calling the office (706-517-1400); however, you will most likely need to go to the office during normal business hours to inquire about searching arrest records. The Magistrate’s Court is located at 121 N. Fourth Avenue, Chatsworth, GA 30705. The office is open to the public Monday through Friday from 8:00 am until 4:30 pm.
To search for criminal records in Murray County, you will need to contact the Clerk of Court. The Clerk of Court maintains the records for criminal court proceedings. One of the responsibilities of the Clerk of Court’s office is criminal court filing and processing duties. While you can search online for land records, you cannot search online for criminal records. You can go to the Clerk’s Office and request to search court records Monday through Friday from 8:30 am until 5:00 pm. The office is located at 121 N. Third Avenue in Chatsworth, GA.
The Murray County Sheriff’s Office processes and serves arrest warrants for Murray County. It does not have any resources to search for outstanding warrants online or to search for current inmates. However, you can search the Georgia Department of Corrections Inmate Database for current inmates in any correctional facility within Georgia.
Murray County had a relatively low rate of crime between 2001 and 2008. On average during those years, a crime was reported in Murray County at the rate of once about every 17 hours. Of the 2,488 crimes reported, only 187 of them were violent crimes. When comparing Murray County to 10 other similar counties, Murray County ranked third from the bottom for crime rates.