In Coweta County, Georgia, arrest warrants are issued by the court system. However, they are executed by the Warrant Unit, a part of the Court Services Division of the Coweta County Sheriff's Office. The Court Services Division provides various services to the county court system, including service of civil papers and criminal warrants, security and prisoner transportation. The Warrant Unit serves the warrants that have been issued by the courts, and arrests the alleged offenders. They also work closely with the Transport Unit, which brings prisoners to and from the courts, as well as bringing prisoners back to Coweta county after they have been arrested on Coweta court warrants in other localities. The Warrant Unit serves active warrants, which are warrants issued by the courts but not yet executed on the suspects, as well as outstanding warrants, which are active warrants that have remained unserved for an extended period of time.
If you want information on a warrant, contact the Warrant Unit at 770-253-1502. The offices are located at 560 Greison Trail, Newnan, GA, 30263, and are open from Monday to Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. You can also receive a copy of an incident report and your criminal history record from the sheriff's office. The sheriff's office also provides an online sex offender registry, which can be found at http://p2c.coweta.ga.us/p2c/SexOffenderSearch.aspx. It is searchable by the offender's name and location. There is also an online database allowing individuals to search for inmate information, including arrest records, located at http://p2c.coweta.ga.us/p2c/jailinmates.aspx. The Coweta County Jail Division of the sheriff's office will also take your fingerprints as necessary.
Between the years of 2008 and 2010, there were just over 8,000 crimes committed in Coweta County. They included larcenies, vehicle thefts, robberies, burglaries, assaults, rapes, and murders. In 2008, there were almost 3,000 crimes committed; by the following year, the number dropped to slightly more than 2,000. However, in 2010 the crime rate rose again, and the total number reached more than 3,000 crimes. This is a sobering trend in terms of crime rates in Coweta County, GA.