Term Active Arrest Warrants
Code DF-7000.4590-020
Definition Programs that provide access to information about outstanding arrest warrants, i.e., orders that authorize the arrest and detention of an individual. Warrants are typically issued by the courts but may also be issued by one of the chambers of the United States Congress or other legislatures and other political entities; and must be supported by a signed and sworn affidavit showing probable cause that a specific crime has been committed and that the person(s) named in the warrant committed the crime.
Created 11/24/08
Changed 12/8/08
Use References Arrest Warrant Records
Bench Warrants
See Also References Fugitive Safe Surrender Programs (FJ-2000)
External Classification Terms Consumer Protection (NPC W07)
Consumer Protection (NTE W90)
Consumer Services (CAN CO-150)
Legal, Consumer and Public Safety Services (AIRS LE-450)
Related Concepts Ex-Offender/Reentry Services
Facet Service
Bibliographic References “Arrest Warrant”, Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arrest_warrant

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