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Crawford County Arrest, Court, and Public Records

What are Crawford County Public Records?

Under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act, Crawford County public records include writings, sound, video, and other record formats that contain details of an agency’s official business. All related records held by public servants should be made available to requestors. However, the law allows for several exemptions, including:

  • State income tax records
  • Medical records
  • Adoption information
  • Grand jury minutes
  • Some law enforcement records

Crawford County Crime Statistics

The Arkansas Department of Public Safety provides reports on crimes committed in the state. According to figures published via the Arkansas Crime Information Center, Crawford County crime statistics include a total of 2,336 offenses. Reported crimes include 1 murder, 8 cases of kidnapping or abduction, 27 forcible rape incidents, 14 cases of forcible sodomy, and 14 forcible fondling occurrences. The published figures also include 185 cases of aggravated assault and 534 simple assaults. With 1,552 reported cases, intimidation was the most committed crime in 2019. The report also shows no cases of negligent manslaughter, justifiable homicide, incest, sexual assault with an object, statutory rape, and human trafficking.

Are Crawford County Criminal Records Public?

Crawford County criminal records are not considered public information. However, Crawford County residents may obtain criminal history information on themselves. Record seekers can only request and obtain another person’s criminal record with the written and signed permission from the subject of the record. Interested requestors may begin by creating an account via the online criminal background check system. Individuals may also request Crawford criminal records via mail by sending a completed record check request form to the Arkansas State Police. Each online request costs $22. Mail requests cost $25 each, payable to the Arkansas State Police at:

Arkansas State Police
Identification Bureau
1 State Police Plaza Drive
Little Rock, AR 72209
Phone: (501) 618-8500 (Identification Bureau)

How to Obtain Crawford County Police Reports and Arrest Records

Interested persons may obtain Crawford County arrest records and police reports from the Crawford County Sheriff’s Department. Requesting a police record requires providing information on the incident or the desired record. The requestor should provide names, dates, incident locations, and other related details. Note that the Sheriff’s Department may charge a fee to make requested Crawford County arrest records and police documents available. Contact the Sheriff’s Department using the details below:

Crawford County Sheriff’s Department
4235 Alma Highway
Van Buren, AR 72956
Phone: (479) 474-2261
Fax: (479) 471-3264

How to Find Sex Offender Information in Crawford County

The Crawford County Sheriff’s Department provides public access to information on registered sex offenders that reside in the county. On the Sheriff’s Department sex offenders page, individuals are grouped according to the Crawford County city where each person currently resides. Available information includes the offender’s photograph, full name, classification, and address.

Sex offenders are classified from Levels 1 to 4, according to their risk level. Note that the Sheriff’s Department does not publish information on Level 1 sex offenders as these persons pose a low risk to their community. Also, the Crawford County Sheriff’s Department does not publish an offender’s exact address. The Arkansas Department of Public Safety also maintains an online sex offender registry search. However, only information on Level 3 and Level 4 sex offenders is available on the registry. Details of Level 2 offenders will only be displayed if the offender was at least 18 years old at the time of offense commission, and the victim was 14 years old or younger.

How to Find Crawford County Inmate Records

The Crawford County Sheriff’s Department maintains online records of inmates currently held in the county. The Sheriff’s Department’s inmates page provides a list of inmates, displaying each person’s full name, race, and sex. Requestors may also search through the list by providing the inmate’s last name or first name. Additional information on each inmate includes height, weight, place of residence, booking date and number, arresting agency, and a booking photograph. The page also displays offenses and bond amounts.

How Do I Visit an Inmate in the Crawford County Detention Center?

All intending visitors must schedule visits to the Crawford County Detention Center. The facility allows inmates to receive visitors every day, from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.. However, each inmate is restricted to 2 visits each week. Note that regardless of any pre-arrangements, the facility may cancel or reschedule visits for several reasons, including work assignment, sick call, lock-down, court, or inmate re-assignment. Visitors may not bring any drink or food into the facility. Anyone who violates this rule may lose their visitation privilege.

The Crawford County Detention Center also allows video visitations. Interested persons must register and schedule the video visit latest by 10:00 p.m. on the day before the intended visit. Video visitations take place in the facility’s video visitation room after verification. Note that if the video equipment fails for any reason during the visit, the session will be terminated and there will be no restarts.

Court Records

Crawford County has a Circuit Court and four District Courts located in four of the county’s cities. The Crawford County Circuit Court has general jurisdiction over all county cases, including criminal and civil matters. The court shares jurisdiction with District Courts over certain claims, depending on the amount in dispute.

Locations of Courts in Crawford County

Crawford County Circuit Court - Division 1
300 Main Street
Room 25
Van Buren, AR 72956
Phone: (479) 474-6332
Fax: (479) 471-3212

Crawford County Circuit Court – Division 2
Courthouse Annex
220 South 4th Street
Van Buren, AR 72956
Phone: (479) 471-3290
Fax: (479) 471- 3292

Crawford County Circuit Court – Division 3
Courthouse Annex
220 South 4th Street
Suite C
Van Buren, AR 72956
Phone: (479) 922-5408
Fax: (479) 922-2075

Crawford County District Court - Alma
804 Fayetteville Avenue
Alma, AR 72921
Phone: (479) 632-4170
Fax: (479) 632-0263

Crawford County District Court – Mountainburg
P.O. Box 433
Mountainburg, AR 72946
Phone: (479) 369-2791
Fax: (479) 369-4674

Crawford County District Court – Mulberry
207 North Main Street
Mulberry, AR 72947
Phone: (479) 997-1321
Fax: (479) 997-1232

Crawford County District Court – Van Buren
1003 Broadway
Van Buren, AR 72956
Phone: (479) 474-1671
Fax: (479) 471-5005

Are Crawford County Court Records Public?

Crawford County Court Records are public records. All residents may obtain copies of court records by sending requests to the court or visiting in person. However, not all court records are considered public records. The public may not access records for the Juvenile Division of the Crawford County Circuit Court. Also, adoption records maintained for the Circuit Court’s Probate Division are not public records. In addition, sealed or expunged records are not open to the public. Access may only be granted if there is a court order to the effect.

Can You Look Up a Crawford County Court Case Online?

The Arkansas Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC) provides online access to Crawford County court records. Using the AOC’s CourtConnect website, search for Crawford court records by name, judgment, and date. The name search allows users to conduct a phonetic search or check for a partial name. The search results show a filing date, court, case type and status, available images, and a case ID. Note that the AOC does not guarantee the completeness or correctness of the information obtained online.

How to Obtain Crawford County Court Case Records

The Crawford County Circuit Court Clerk provides public access to cases heard at the court. Interested persons may contact the Circuit Clerk for all public court records, including civil and criminal cases. To access a Crawford County court record, the requestor must provide details of the desired record. Details should include the names of litigants, court dates, charge information, court judgment, and information relevant to the record. Interested persons may contact the Circuit Clerk using the following information:

Crawford County Circuit Clerk
317 Main Street
Van Buren, AR 72956
Phone: (479) 474-1821
Fax: (479) 471-0622

Requestors may also access Crawford court records online using the CourtConnect website provided by the Arkansas Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC).

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What are Crawford County Vital Records?

Crawford County vital records contain details of life events that occur within the county. These records are generated and maintained by the government and contain information on deaths, births, marriages, and divorces. Eligible persons may obtain copies of Crawford vital records by sending requests to the respective record custodians or visiting in person.

Where and How to Obtain Crawford County Divorce Records?

Persons seeking Crawford divorce records may request access from the Crawford County Circuit Court Clerk. Obtaining a Crawford County divorce record requires providing the clerk’s office with the divorced parties’ names, divorce date, final court judgment, and related details. Note that the court may charge a fee to produce copies of desired records. To request, contact:

Crawford County Circuit Clerk
317 Main Street
Van Buren, AR 72956
Phone: (479) 474-1821
Fax: (479) 471-0622

Interested persons may also obtain copies of Crawford County divorce certificates from the Arkansas Department of Health. However, access is restricted to the following persons:

  • Either divorced party
  • A divorced party’s parent, child, grandchild, and maternal grandparent

If eligible, request a Crawford County divorce certificate online, by mail, or in person. Each request costs $10 per copy. Anyone requesting online will be charged an additional $5 standard processing fee and an identity verification fee of $1.85. Note the initial $10 and the additional online request charges are non-refundable even if no records are found, or no copy is made.

To order a Crawford divorce certificate, send a completed divorce coupon application to the Arkansas Department of Health. Fill the form with the married parties’ names, the date of marriage, the requestor’s relationship to either party, and a reason for the request. Make mail request payments by check or money order made out to the Arkansas Department of Health. Send the completed application with payment, and a copy of a valid government-issued ID to:

Arkansas Department of Health
Vital Records
Slot 44
4815 West Markham Street
Little Rock, AR 72205

Where and How to Get Crawford County Marriage Records

The Crawford County Clerk maintains copies of marriage licenses and issues these copies to eligible persons. Interested parties may contact the county clerk to obtain copies of Crawford County marriage records. However, Arkansas law prevents public access to marriage records in the state. Only the following persons may obtain copies of Crawford marriage records:

  • One of the parties named on the record
  • A party’s child, grandchild, parent, or maternal grandparent

Eligible persons may contact the court clerk at:

Crawford County Circuit Clerk
317 Main Street
Van Buren, AR 72956
Phone: (479) 474-1821
Fax: (479) 471-0622

Where and How to Find Crawford County Birth Records

The Crawford County Health Unit issues copies of Crawford County birth records to requestors. However, Crawford birth records are not accessible by the general public. Access is restricted to:

  • The registrant named on the record is at least 16 years old
  • The registrant’s parent, child, grandchild, spouse, maternal grandparent, or legal guardian with proper documentation

An eligible person may request online, by mail, or in person. The first copy of a Crawford County birth certificate costs $12. Each additional copy costs $10. Online requests cost a standard processing fee of $5 and an identity verification fee of $1.85. Note that the cost of the first copy, along with online processing and verification fees, are non-refundable.

To request a Crawford birth certificate by mail, send a completed birth record application with a copy of a valid government-issued ID and a check or money order. The application must carry the subject’s full name at birth, date, and place of birth, and the full names of both parents. Interested persons may also visit the Crawford County Health Unit for in-person requests. Send the required documents or visit using the following details:

Crawford County Health Unit
2040 Chestnut Avenue
Van Buren, AR 72956
Phone: (479) 474-6391
Fax: (479) 474-0021
Hours: Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays – 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.. Tuesdays – 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Where and How to Find Crawford County Death Records

Requestors may obtain Crawford County death records from the county health unit. Persons eligible to request Crawford death certificates include the decedent’s parents, child, grandchild, spouse, maternal grandparent, an informant, and a funeral home. Beneficiaries with proper documentation to prove their interest may also obtain Crawford death records.

Eligible persons may request online, by mail, and in person. The first copy of a Crawford County death certificate costs $10 and $8 for each additional copy. An online request costs an extra standard processing fee of $5 and an identity verification fee of $1.85. These fees, along with the fee for the first copy, are non-refundable.

Requestors may also obtain Crawford death certificates by sending mail requests or visiting in person. Send a completed death certificate application with payment and a copy of a valid government-issued ID, or visit at:

Crawford County Health Unit
2040 Chestnut Avenue
Van Buren, AR 72956
Phone: (479) 474-6391
Fax: (479) 474-0021
Hours: Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays – 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.. Tuesdays – 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m..