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. The Liberty County Magistrate is the first place to be searching for active warrants issued in the county.
The Clerk of Court for Liberty County maintains the Superior and State Courts’ records in Liberty County. The Clerk of Court will not perform criminal history searches, nor will the Clerk’s office staff help the public perform 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 staff cannot assist in researching arrest records or criminal history; however, they will 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 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 you used to view Liberty County’s most wanted criminals online, but we couldn’t find that resource available anymore.
How do you get information on Liberty County active warrants and arrests over the phone? (2021- Update)
- Recent arrests made by County Sheriff’s Office: 912-391-1410
- Generic law and order details from the police: 912-876-2131
- Questions about a criminal case (for victims): 912-876-4555
- Inquiries about incident/accident/arrest reports: 912-876-6411
- Questions about criminal court case search: 912-876-3625
Crime Statistics of Liberty County, GA
In 2019, the annual crime average of Liberty County stood at just 1/3rd of the yearly total reported in 2018. The local police received around 630 complaints of which, nearly 500 were property crimes while 130 were violent crimes.
Larceny thefts led to the filing of more than 380 complaints in the property crimes category, while assaults led to the filing of almost 120 complaints in the violent crimes category.
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.