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What Is A New York Criminal Record?

Every time an individual is involved with law enforcement or the court system in New York, the agency creates a document of what happened. This information is used by the government in many ways. Judges will regularly consider someones criminal historic past when carrying out a sentence. Inside an arrest record are items like name, aliases, employed, home address, eye color, fingerprints, and details regarding why the arrest was made. After the arrest, a court appearance is usually scheduled and a criminal record is made upon conviction.

New York Arrest and Criminal Records at the state level.

Criminal Court Records: State of New York has three systems to search court records. One is called OCA for which an approved account is required. See http://ww2.nycourts.gov/apps/chrs/index.shtml. The system is meant for individuals or companies who need frequent use. System two is called eCourts: see https://iapps.courts.state.ny.us/webcivil/ecourtsMain and https://iapps.courts.state.ny.us/webcrim_attorney/AttorneyWelcome. System three is called Decisions: see http://decisions.courts.state.ny.us/search/query3.asp. This online portal is used for supreme court civil and criminal records from varies counties. (see local counties below for other options at the county level)

New York Statewide Criminal History Check: This system is made for people needing to request their own criminal history. See https://www.criminaljustice.ny.gov/ojis/recordreview.htm.

Department of Corrections and Community Supervision (DOCCS): Free prison inmate records at http://nysdoccslookup.doccs.ny.gov/kinqw00.

Search Public Registry of Sex Offenders: https://www.criminaljustice.ny.gov/SomsSUBDirectory/search_index.jsp

New York Criminal Records at the county level.

Kings County
Kings County Sheriff’s Office / New York City Police Department (NYPD)
Record Requests (Request a copy of a crime or police report) – https://www1.nyc.gov/site/nypd/services/law-enforcement/record-requests.page
Arrest Jail Records – http://a073-ils-web.nyc.gov/inmatelookup/pages/common/find.jsf
Wanted / Missing – https://www1.nyc.gov/site/nypd/services/see-say-something/wanted.page
Arrest Warrants – https://www1.nyc.gov/site/finance/sheriff-courts/sheriff-arrest-warrants.page

Queens County
Supreme Court (Felony)
718-298-1400
125-01 Queens Blvd Kew Gardens, NY 11415
How to Search: Online, In person.
Public Terminals: No
Online Criminal Record Checking – http://ww2.nycourts.gov/apps/chrs/index.shtml

New York County
Supreme Court (Felony, Misdemeanor)
646-386-4000
100 Centre St, Rm 1000 New York, NY 10013
How to Search: Online, In person, Mail, Fax.
Public Terminals: Yes
Online Criminal Record Checking – http://ww2.nycourts.gov/apps/chrs/index.shtml

Suffolk County – Riverhead
County Clerk (Felony, Civil)
631-852-2000
310 Center Dr Riverhead, NY 11901
How to Search: Online, In person, Mail.
Public Terminals: Yes
Online Criminal Record Checking – https://www.suffolkcountyny.gov/Elected-Officials/County-Clerk/Online-Records
1st District Court (Misdemeanor, Traffic)
631-853-7500
400 Carleton Ave Central Islip, NY 11722
How to Search: In person, Mail.
Public Terminals: No

Bronx County
Supreme Court (Misdemeanor)
718-618-3100
265 E 161st St Bronx, NY 10451
How to Search: Online, In person.
Public Terminals: No
Online Criminal Record Checking – https://iapps.courts.state.ny.us/webcrim_attorney/AttorneyWelcome
Supreme Court (Felony, Misdemeanor)
718-618-3100
265 E 161st St Bronx, NY 10451
How to Search: Online.
Public Terminals: Yes
Free Online Criminal Record Docket Search – https://iapps.courts.state.ny.us/ctclrk/

Nassau County – Mineola
County Court (Felony)
516-493-3600
262 Old Country Rd Mineola, NY 11501
How to Search: Online.
Online Criminal Record Checking – https://iapps.courts.state.ny.us/webcrim_attorney/AttorneyWelcome
District Court (Misdemeanor, Certain Traffic and Infractions)
516-493-4201
99 Main St, 2nd Fl Hempstead, NY 11550
How to Search: Online.
Online Criminal Record Checking – http://ww2.nycourts.gov/apps/chrs/index.shtml

Westchester County – White Plains
County Clerk (Felony, Civil)
914-995-3070
110 Dr Martin L King Blvd White Plains, NY 10601
How to Search: Online, In person, Mail.
Public Terminals: Yes
Free Criminal Record Checking – https://wro.westchesterclerk.com/Login/Login.aspx
Westchester County Police
Current Arrest Jail Records – https://correction.westchestergov.com/westchester-inmate-search
Warrants – https://probation.westchestergov.com/warrants

Erie County – Buffalo
County Clerk (Felony, Civil)
716-858-8785
92 Franklin St, 1st Fl Buffalo, NY 14202
How to Search: Online, In person.
Public Terminals: Yes
Online Criminal Record Checking – https://iapps.courts.state.ny.us/webcrim_attorney/AttorneyWelcome
Buffalo City Court (Misdemeanor, Civil Actions up to $15,000, Eviction, Small Claims, Traffic)
716-845-2689
50 Delaware Ave, Ste 750 Buffalo, NY 14202
How to Search: Online.
Public Terminals: No
Online Criminal Record Checking – https://iapps.courts.state.ny.us/webcrim_attorney/AttorneyWelcome
Erie County Sheriff’s Office
Current Booking Roster List – http://www2.erie.gov/sheriff/sites/www2.erie.gov.sheriff/files/uploads/data/InmateList.pdf
Active Warrants – http://www2.erie.gov/sheriff/index.php?q=warrants

Monroe County – Rochester
County Clerk (Felony, Civil)
585-753-1600
39 W Main St, #101 Rochester, NY 14614
How to Search: Online, In person, Mail, Fax.
Public Terminals: Yes
Online Criminal Record Checking – http://ww2.nycourts.gov/apps/chrs/index.shtml
Rochester City Court (Misdemeanor, Traffic)
585-371-3413
150 S Plymouth, Rm 123 Rochester, NY 14614
How to Search: Online, In person.
Public Terminals: Yes
Online Criminal Record Checking – http://ww2.nycourts.gov/apps/chrs/index.shtml
Monroe County Sheriff’s Office
Inmate Jail Roster – https://www2.monroecounty.gov/sheriff-inmate
Sex Offenders – http://www.communitynotification.com/cap_main.php?office=56366
Wanted – https://www2.monroecounty.gov/sheriff-crimestoppers
Accident Reports – https://www2.monroecounty.gov/sheriff-accidentreports

Richmond County
Supreme Court (Felony, Misdemeanor)
PHONE: 718-675-8700
26 Central Ave Staten Island, NY 10301
How to Search: Online, In person.
Public Terminals: No
Online Criminal Record Checking – http://ww2.nycourts.gov/apps/chrs/index.shtml

Onondaga County – Syracuse
County Clerk (Felony, Civil)
315-435-2227
401 Montgomery St, Rm 200 Syracuse, NY 13202
How to Search: Online, In person, Mail.
Public Terminals: Yes
Online Criminal Record Checking – https://cotthosting.com/NYOnondagaExternal/User/Login.aspx
Syracuse City Court (Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $15,000, Eviction, Small Claims, Traffic)
315-671-2700
505 S State St, Rm 130 Syracuse, NY 13202-2104
How to Search: Online.
Public Terminals: No
Online Criminal Record Checking – http://ww2.nycourts.gov/apps/chrs/index.shtml
Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office
Justice Center Inmate Lookup – https://sheriff.ongov.net/lookup/
Active Warrants – https://sheriff.ongov.net/awarrants/
Accident/Incident Reports – https://sheriff.ongov.net/accident-incident-reports/
Background Checks – https://sheriff.ongov.net/background-checks/
Fingerprinting – https://sheriff.ongov.net/fingerprinting/

Orange County – Goshen
County Clerk (Felony, Civil)
845-291-2690
255 Main St Goshen, NY 10924
How to Search: Online, In person, Mail.
Public Terminals: Yes
Online Criminal Record Checking – https://searchiqs.com/nyora/ and https://iapps.courts.state.ny.us/webcrim_attorney/AttorneyWelcome

Rockland County – New City
County Clerk (Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil)
845-638-5070
1 S. Main, Ste.100 New City, NY 10956
How to Search: Online, In person, Mail.
Public Terminals: Yes
Free Criminal Record Checking – https://cotthosting.com/NYRocklandExternal/User/Login.aspx
Police Records
Background History – https://www.rocklandcountysheriffoffice.com/history.html
Most Wanted – https://www.rocklandcountysheriffoffice.com/most_wanted.html

Albany County – Albany
County Clerk (Felony, Civil)
518-487-5100
16 Eagle St, Rm 128 Albany, NY 12207-1077
How to Search: In person, Mail.
Public Terminals: Yes
Albany City Court (Misdemeanor, Traffic)
518-453-5520
1 Morton Ave Albany, NY 12202
How to Search: In person, Mail.
Public Terminals: No
Online Criminal Record Checking – http://ww2.nycourts.gov/apps/chrs/index.shtml
Albany County Sheriff’s Office
Arrest Jail Records – http://www.albanycounty.com/Government/Departments/CountySheriff/Corrections/acso-vine.aspx
Online Reports – http://www.albanycounty.com/Government/Departments/CountySheriff/acso-reports.aspx

Dutchess County – Poughkeepsie
County Clerk (Felony, Civil)
845-486-2139
22 Market St, 2nd Fl Poughkeepsie, NY 12601-3203
How to Search: Online, In person, Mail.
Public Terminals: Yes
Online Criminal Record Checking – https://www.dutchessny.gov/Document-Search-Applications.htm
Poughkeepsie City Court (Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $15,000, Eviction, Small Claims, Traffic)
845-483-8200
62 Civic Center Plaza Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
How to Search: Online, In person, Mail.
Public Terminals: No
Online Criminal Record Checking – http://ww2.nycourts.gov/apps/chrs/index.shtml

Oneida County – Utica
County Clerk (Felony, Civil)
315-798-5776
800 Park Ave Utica, NY 13501
How to Search: Online, In person, Mail, Fax.
Public Terminals: Yes
Online Criminal Record Checking – http://ww2.nycourts.gov/apps/chrs/index.shtml
Utica City Court (Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $15,000, Eviction, Small Claims, Traffic)
315-266-3600
411 Oriskany St W Utica, NY 13502
How to Search: Online, In person.
Public Terminals: Yes
Online Criminal Record Checking – http://ww2.nycourts.gov/apps/chrs/index.shtml
Oneida County Sheriff’s Office
Current Arrest Records – http://oneidacountysheriff.us/inmate/inmatelist.aspx
Active Warrants – http://oneidacountysheriff.us/warrants/warrantslist.aspx

Saratoga County – Ballston Spa
County Clerk (Felony, Civil)
518-885-2213
40 McMaster St Ballston Spa, NY 12020
How to Search: Online, In person.
Public Terminals: No
Online Criminal Record Checking – http://ww2.nycourts.gov/apps/chrs/index.shtml

Niagara County – Lockport
County Clerk’s Office (Felony, Civil Actions over $25,000)
716-439-7022
175 Hawley St Lockport, NY 14094
How to Search: Online, In person.
Public Terminals: Yes
Online Criminal Record Checking – http://ww2.nycourts.gov/apps/chrs/index.shtml
Niagara County Sheriff’s Department
Current Arrest Records Search w/Mugshots – https://www.niagarasheriff.com/inmates
Sex Offenders – http://communitynotification.com/cap_main.php?office=54113
Most Wanted – https://www.niagarasheriff.com/mostWanted
Warrants – http://www2.erie.gov/sheriff/index.php?q=warrants

Broome County – Binghamton
County Clerk (Felony, Civil)
607-778-2255
60 Hawley St, 3rf Floor Binghamton, NY 13901
How to Search: Online, In person, Mail, Fax.
Public Terminals: Yes
Online Criminal Record Checking – http://ww2.nycourts.gov/apps/chrs/index.shtml
Binghamton City Court (Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $15,000, Eviction, Small Claims, Traffic)
607-240-4274
38 Hawley St, 5th Fl Binghamton, NY 13901
How to Search: Online, In person.
Public Terminals: Yes
Online Criminal Record Checking – http://ww2.nycourts.gov/apps/chrs/index.shtml
Broome County Sheriff’s Office
Warrants – http://www.gobroomecounty.com/sheriff/warrants
Police Records – http://www.gobroomecounty.com/sheriff/records

Ulster County – Kingston
County Clerk (Felony, Civil)
845-340-3288
244 Fair St Kingston, NY 12401
How to Search: Online, In person, Mail, Phone.
Public Terminals: Yes
Online Criminal Record Checking – http://ww2.nycourts.gov/apps/chrs/index.shtml
Kingston City Court (Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $15,000, Eviction, Small Claims, Traffic)
845-481-9350
One Garraghan Dr Kingston, NY 12401
How to Search: In person, Mail.
Public Terminals: No
Online Criminal Record Checking – http://ww2.nycourts.gov/apps/chrs/index.shtml
Active Warrantshttps://ulstercountyny.gov/sheriff/active-warrants

Rensselaer County – Troy
County Clerk (Felony, Civil)
518-270-4080
105 3rd St Troy, NY 12180
How to Search: Online, In person, Mail.
Public Terminals: Yes
Online Criminal Record Checking – http://ww2.nycourts.gov/apps/chrs/index.shtml
Troy City Court (Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $15,000, Eviction, Small Claims, Traffic)
518-453-5900
51 State St Troy, NY 12180
How to Search: Online, In person.
Public Terminals: No
Online Criminal Record Checking – http://ww2.nycourts.gov/apps/chrs/index.shtml

Schenectady County – Schenectady
County Court (Felony)
518-285-8401
612 State St, 4th Fl Schenectady, NY 12305
How to Search: Online, In person, Mail.
Public Terminals: No
Online Criminal Record Checking – http://ww2.nycourts.gov/apps/chrs/index.shtml
Schenectady City Court (Misdemeanor)
518-453-6989
531 Liberty St Schenectady, NY 12305
How to Search: Online.
Public Terminals: No
Online Criminal Record Checking – http://ww2.nycourts.gov/apps/chrs/index.shtml

Chautauqua County – Mayville
County Clerk (Felony, Civil)
716-753-4331
1 N Erie St, Courthouse Mayville, NY 14757
How to Search: Online, In person, Mail.
Public Terminals: Yes
Online Criminal Record Checking – http://ww2.nycourts.gov/apps/chrs/index.shtml
Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office
Free Arrested Inmate Bookings – https://www.sheriff.us/prisoners
Accident Reports – https://www.sheriff.us/accident-reports
Warrant list – https://www.sheriff.us/warrant-list

Oswego County – Oswego
County Clerk (Felony, Civil)
PHONE: 315-349-8621
46 E Bridge St Oswego, NY 13126
How to Search: Online, In person, Mail.
Public Terminals: Yes
Online Criminal Record Checking – http://ww2.nycourts.gov/apps/chrs/index.shtml
Oswego City Court (Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $15,000, Eviction, Small Claims, Traffic)
315-207-7251
20 W Oneida St Oswego, NY 13126
How to Search: Online, In person, Mail.
Public Terminals: Yes
Online Criminal Record Checking – http://ww2.nycourts.gov/apps/chrs/index.shtml

Jefferson County – Watertown
County Clerk (Felony, Civil)
315-785-3200
175 Arsenal St Watertown, NY 13601-3783
How to Search: In person, Mail.
Public Terminals: Yes
Watertown City Court (Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $15,000, Eviction, Small Claims, Traffic)
315-785-7785
245 Washington St Watertown, NY 13601
How to Search: Online.
Online Criminal Record Checking – http://ww2.nycourts.gov/apps/chrs/index.shtml

St. Lawrence County – Canton
County Clerk (Felony, Civil)
315-379-2237
48 Court St Canton, NY 13617-1169
How to Search: Online, In person, Mail, Fax.
Public Terminals: Yes
Online Criminal Record Checking – http://ww2.nycourts.gov/apps/chrs/index.shtml

Ontario County – Canandaigua
County Clerk (Felony, Civil)
585-396-4251
20 Ontario St Canandaigua, NY 14424
How to Search: Online, In person, Mail, Fax.
Public Terminals: Yes
Online Criminal Record Checking – http://ww2.nycourts.gov/apps/chrs/index.shtml
Canandaigua City Court (Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $15,000, Eviction, Small Claims, Traffic)
585-412-5170
2 N Main St Canandaigua, NY 14424-1448
How to Search: Online.
Public Terminals: Yes
Online Criminal Record Checking – http://ww2.nycourts.gov/apps/chrs/index.shtml

Tompkins County – Ithaca
Tompkins County Clerk (Felony, Civil)
607-274-5431
320 N Tioga St Ithaca, NY 14850
How to Search: Online, In person, Mail, Fax.
Public Terminals: Yes
Online Criminal Record Checking – http://ww2.nycourts.gov/apps/chrs/index.shtml
Ithaca City Court (Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $15,000, Eviction, Small Claims, Traffic)
607-216-6660
118 E Clinton St Ithaca, NY 14850
How to Search: Online, In person, Mail, Fax.
Public Terminals: Yes
Online Criminal Record Checking – http://ww2.nycourts.gov/apps/chrs/index.shtml

Most Common Crimes Which Show up on New York Arrest Records

New York Drug Related Crimes
Drug violations could be prosecuted under either state or federal laws. Federal laws generally deal with the more severe cases that include harsh penalties. On the other hand, the state has a modest margin for handling such claims. They must make sure they don’t conflict with anything punishable at the federal level. Regardless of the sort of drug crime, having them on your record can have significant repercussions.

New York Larceny / Theft
Larceny, as reported by the UCR (Uniform Crime Reporting, a unit of the FBI,) is defined as illegal taking, carrying, leading or riding away of items owned by another individual. Some regularly stolen property includes bicycles, car/truck parts along with associated components. Additional criminal acts in this category involve shoplifting or pickpocketing.

New York Burglary
As opposed to robbery, which is identified as a violent offense that includes causing harm to other people, burglary is a crime against another individual’s property or home. When someone engages in burglary, it means that they have entered or attempted to enter a residence or building with the express purpose of removing another person’s possessions in a theft.

New York Robbery
Someone commits robbery when, during the act of carrying out theft, that individual hurts someone else, threatens to cause harm to another individual, or physically removed property from a person. A certain subsection to this law applies to anybody who will take money from a banking institution, whether or not he or she uses a written note.

New York Assault/Battery
Traditionally, assault and battery were largely thought of as distinct violations. Assault takes place when there’s a concern with forthcoming bodily injury; having said that, the law identifies battery as the actual physical injury that a victim encounters. In other words, “assault” is usually the beginning of an action, while “battery” is commonly considered the ending. As a result, virtually all statutes no longer make clear distinctions involving both of these criminal offenses.

New York DWI/DUI
Receiving a DUI signifies that someone is making use of a motor vehicle while intoxicated by alcohol or drugs. This is also also known as DWI, which is short for driving while intoxicated, or OWI for operating while intoxicated. The threat of these charges aids to keep the roadways safe by reducing the amount of alcohol that individuals can ingest before they operate an automobile. If somebody is charged with a DUI, they can expect to be given considerable fees and penalties to counteract future violations.

New York Disorderly Conduct
The phrase ‘disorderly conduct,’ relevant in all states, encompasses a number of infractions including public intoxication, hindrance of the peace and loitering. The expression is versatile, and thus it may also include other disruptive unlawful activity. Usually, a charge of disorderly conduct is applied by the authorities when a person exhibits disruptive conduct, but he is likely not a danger to the public.

New York Criminal Traffic Violations
When operating an automobile inadequately, an individual can face criminal offense traffic charges. Instances of harmful intent may result in time in jail. Trucks and cars can be a lethal weapon when they are not used the right way or with malicious intentions. Less egregious wrongdoings will often be charged as a misdemeanor and do not call for a long trial.

New York Fraud
Fraud is dishonesty employed deliberately for personal gain. The two main sorts of crimes that fall into this category are identity and credit card scams. Often, cybercriminals get into personal computers as well as other devices that do not have the proper protection configurations. By getting into a person’s laptop or computer or tablet computer, they’re able to get personal information and make expenditures using credit cards or checking accounts.

New York Vandalism
‘Vandalism’ is a generalized expression inclusive of much illegal activity surrounding damages or defacement of private and non-private property. Certain local and state government authorities may use the following affiliated expressions for these types of violations: graffiti, criminal or harmful mischief and property damage.

Types of New York Arrest Records

New York Infractions Records
Infraction offenses are simply minor crimes that usually come with a fine as opposed to a jail sentence. These may also be identified as petty crimes, dependant upon the situation. Infractions include traffic offenses such as speeding, parking errors, noise violations, littering, and disobeying building codes. If somebody commits an infraction, they are often facing fines but these offenses have the most minuscule effect on their lives over-all.

New York Misdemeanor Arrest
Misdemeanor violations are less substantial and are often penalized by more substantial fines. They may, however, lead to jail time, which is often less than twelve months. Individuals convicted of a misdemeanor will likely serve time in a county or local jail as opposed to a state or federal prison. Like with small violations, misdemeanors generally have a shortened trial and the accused normally do not have the right to a court-appointed legal professional if they’re unable to pay for one independently.

New York Felony Arrest
Felonies will be more serious crimes, this is why they come with more serious criminal consequences. Felonies frequently involve crimes against an individual or other things such as property. Some might also involve fraud, murder, rape, burglary, kidnapping, arson, armed robbery, or tax evasion.

New York Juvenile Arrest
Even though many young adults and children make unwise choices, there are numerous that commit considerable legal offenses. In an effort to give them the right start as adults, their criminal history records aren’t as easy to access and are generally confidential apart from certain individuals and organizations.

New York Arrest Warrant
Arrest warrants are reports issued by judiciary authorities to police officers. This warrant gives the police officers permission to put a suspect under arrest. In order to obtain an arrest warrant, an officer or detective needs to present a case for probable cause to a judge.

Difference Between Prison vs Jail Arrests in New York
Jail is a location in which an individual is held when they are awaiting trial. However, it is additionally used as a place to house those who have perpetrated moderate offenses. A prison, on the flip side, is a place where people who have committed significant violations are sent for rehabilitation. Most of these stays are for more than a year, and for offenses that are felony levels.

Expungement of Records in New York see https://www.nycourts.gov/courthelp/Criminal/sealedRecords.shtml
Many cases or conviction records can be expunged or sealed. Certain laws pertain to expungements in every state, and just what may and may not be sealed differs. Generally, it’s not an obstacle to expunge misdemeanor violations, but it’s more difficult to have felony records sealed. When someone demands a background check in the future, the criminal history records aren’t going to be devolved.

Neighboring States.
Connecticut Criminal Records, Massachusetts Criminal Records, New Jersey Criminal Records, Pennsylvania Criminal Records, Rhode Island Criminal Records, Vermont Criminal Records

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