Shelby County Criminal Records (Iowa)

Search free Shelby County, IA crime records such as arrest records, warrant search, jail and prison records, inmate search, police records, sex offender registry, and court records.


Shelby County Clerks file important documents and preserve municipal records in order to maintain an archive for their municipality that can be accessed by the public in Shelby County, IA. The Clerk's Office is an important source for Shelby County crime records. Multiple court records can be obtained through the Clerk's Office, including Shelby County criminal case records for felonies, misdemeanors, and traffic infractions. Many Clerk's Offices provide online access to court records as well as online criminal history searches.

Earling City Clerk Office Earling IA 117 Main Street 51530 712-747-2181

Elk Horn City Clerk Elk Horn IA 2027 Washington Street 51531 712-764-5514

Shelby County Clerk of Court Harlan IA 612 Court Street 51537 712-755-5543


Shelby County Courts maintain records on their cases and make these documents available to the public, including criminal records for felonies and misdemeanors, criminal violations, and traffic infractions in Shelby County, IA. There are many types of Shelby County courts, including municipal, district, superior, and appellate courts. You will need to know the Shelby County Criminal Court of record and have a name or the case number in order to locate a court case. Many courts also provide docket information for ongoing cases. Court records can often be requested online.

Harlan District Court Harlan IA 612 Court Street 51537 712-755-5543


Shelby County District attorneys are charged with prosecuting crimes in Shelby County, IA. The District Attorney's Office makes information on ongoing Shelby County criminal cases and upcoming court dates available to the public. Most District Attorney's Offices provide online access to current and recent Shelby County criminal records, excluding juvenile records and cases sealed by the court. If you need information on an ongoing criminal case, the District Attorney's Office can give you important information about the defendants involved in the case.

Shelby County District Attorney Harlan IA 1006 8th Street 51537 712-733-1122


Shelby County Jails and Prisons maintain records on current and former inmates in Shelby County, IA. This information is accessible to the public through the relevant Department of Corrections (DOC) or the Federal Bureau of Prisons. These Shelby County crime records contain information on a criminal's conviction and sentence, the facility where an inmate is incarcerated, and release dates. In order to locate jail and prison records, you will need a last name and supporting information such as an identification number, date of birth, and the inmate's incarceration status. Shelby County Jail and prison records are available online through county, state, or federal databases.

Shelby County Jail Harlan IA 1104 9th Street 51537 712-755-5026


Shelby County Police Departments maintain records on criminal arrests, incidents reported to the police, and other criminal records in Shelby County, IA. Many of these Shelby County police records are available to the public, including 911 incident response reports, police incident reports, and witness statements in certain departments. Logs of Shelby County criminal arrests and search warrants are also public records. Some police records, particularly those involving ongoing cases or sensitive information, are sealed. Shelby County police departments provide online access to crime records online.

Harlan Police Department Harlan IA 709 Durant Street 51537 712-755-5151


Shelby County Probation Departments enforce court orders by monitoring probationers to prevent them from committing new crimes in Shelby County, IA. Probation departments maintain records on individuals currently or formerly under probation. Iowa law governs access to Shelby County probation records and may restrict certain information about a probationer. Contact the local Shelby County Probation Department if you need someone's probation or crime record.

Shelby County Probation Department Harlan IA 721 Market Street 51537 712-755-3891


Shelby County Sheriffs maintain records on criminal arrests, incidents reported to the sheriff, traffic collision reports, and other criminal records in Shelby County, IA. Some sheriff's criminal records, particularly those involving ongoing cases or sensitive information, are not available to the public. Sheriff's Offices provide access to incident reports if you know some basic information about the incident, and provide useful information Shelby County criminal background checks.

Shelby County Sheriffs Office / Shelby County Jail Harlan IA 1104 9th Street 51537 712-755-5026


Shelby County Town Halls and City Halls are the chief administrative offices that runs the town or city in Shelby County, IA. Town Halls and City Halls maintain records related to the locality, including criminal records. Many provide online access to local Shelby County crime reports.

Defiance City Hall Defiance IA 206 Main Avenue 51527 712-748-3431

Elk Horn Town Hall Elk Horn IA 4212 Main Street 51531 712-764-5512

Harlan City Hall Harlan IA 711 Durant Street 51537 712-755-5137

Irwin Town Hall Irwin IA 504 Ann Street 51446 712-782-3333

Shelby City Hall Shelby IA 419 East Street 51570 712-544-2404