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What Is A Pennsylvania Criminal Record?

A Pennsylvania criminal record is a report on an individual’s criminality, which includes cases of arrest and court convictions. These types of records are useful for a wide range of things and are used by the state, courts, and police. A few uses involve discovering individuals in unsolved criminal offenses and for sentencing. More recently, criminal records in Pennsylvania and other areas have become a common aid in background checks. Background checks commonly used to check if job applicants have a criminal record and everyday people to check up on the people around them.

Pennsylvania Arrest and Criminal Records at the state level.

Using Criminal Court Records: Pennsylvania offers a statewide portal for numerous court records at https://ujsportal.pacourts.us/. This system is free for searching court dockets.

Pennsylvania Access To Criminal History: Statewide criminal history checks can be done using a system called patch run by the state police department. See https://epatch.state.pa.us/Home.jsp. The cost is $27 regardless of the outcome.

Prison Inmate/Parolee Locator: http://inmatelocator.cor.pa.gov/#/

Sex Offender Registry: https://www.pameganslaw.state.pa.us/Search/NameSearch

Pennsylvania Criminal Records at the county level.

Philadelphia County – Philadelphia
Court of Common Pleas (Felony)
215-683-7004
1301 Filbert St, 2nd Floor Philadelphia, PA 19107
Search options: In person, Online.
Terminals: Yes
Free Criminal Records Online: https://www.courts.phila.gov/apps/mcf/ and https://www.courts.phila.gov/apps/criminal/
Municipal Court (Misdemeanor, Felony Hearings)
215-683-7700
1301 Filbert St, #310 Philadelphia, PA 19107
Search options: In person, Online.
Terminals: Yes
Free Criminal Records Online: https://ujsportal.pacourts.us/DocketSheets/MC.aspx and https://ujsportal.pacourts.us/DocketSheets/MDJ.aspx
Philadelphia Sheriff’s Office
Arrest Record / Jail Inmate – https://legacy.phila.gov/prisons/inmatelocator/InmateLocator.aspx
Philadelphia Police Department
Police Incident or Offense Reports – https://www.phila.gov/records/PoliceFire/Reports.html
Traffic Accident Reports/Photographs – https://www.phila.gov/records/PoliceFire/Traffic_Accident_Reports.html

Allegheny County – Pittsburgh
Court of Common Pleas (Felony, Misdemeanor)
412-350-5322
436 Grant St Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Search options: In person, Mail, Online.
Terminals: Yes
Criminal Records Online: https://ujsportal.pacourts.us/DocketSheets/CP.aspx and https://ujsportal.pacourts.us/DocketSheets/MDJ.aspx
Allegheny County Sheriff’s Office
Criminal Records – https://www.alleghenycounty.us/court-records/criminal/criminal-records.aspx
Most Wanted – http://sheriffalleghenycounty.com/mostwanted_top20.html

Montgomery County – Norristown
Court of Common Pleas (Felony, Misdemeanor)
610-278-3346
2 East Airy St. Norristown, PA 19401
Search options: In person, Mail, Online.
Terminals: Yes
Criminal Records Online: https://ujsportal.pacourts.us/DocketSheets/CP.aspx and https://ujsportal.pacourts.us/DocketSheets/MDJ.aspx
Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office
Most Wanted – https://www.montcopa.org/417/Wanted-Persons
Active Bench Warrant – https://www.montcopa.org/1415/Active-Bench-Warrants

Bucks County – Doylestown
Court of Common Pleas (Felony, Misdemeanor)
PHONE: 215-348-6389
100 N Main Doylestown, PA 18901
Search options: In person, Mail, Online.
Terminals: Yes
Criminal Records Online: https://ujsportal.pacourts.us/DocketSheets/CP.aspx and https://ujsportal.pacourts.us/DocketSheets/MDJ.aspx
Bucks County Sheriff’s Office
Inmate Jail Booking Roster – http://inmatelookup.buckscountyonline.org:8082/IML

Delaware County – Media
Court of Common Pleas (Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Eviction, Domestic)
610-891-4370
201 W Front St Media, PA 19063
Search options: In person, Online.
Terminals: Yes
Criminal Records Online: https://ujsportal.pacourts.us/DocketSheets/CP.aspx and https://ujsportal.pacourts.us/DocketSheets/MDJ.aspx

Lancaster County – Lancaster
Court of Common Pleas (Felony, Misdemeanor)
717-299-8041
50 N Duke St Lancaster, PA 17602
Search options: In person, Mail, Online.
Terminals: Yes
Criminal Records Online: https://ujsportal.pacourts.us/DocketSheets/CP.aspx and https://ujsportal.pacourts.us/DocketSheets/MDJ.aspx
Lancaster County Sheriff
Who’s in Jail – https://it.co.lancaster.pa.us/SPS/Public

Chester County – West Chester
Court of Common Pleas (Felony, Misdemeanor)
610-344-6135
201 W Market St, #1400 West Chester, PA 19382
Search options: In person, Mail, Online.
Terminals: Yes
Criminal Records Online: https://ujsportal.pacourts.us/DocketSheets/CP.aspx and https://epin.chesco.org/EPIN/ and https://ujsportal.pacourts.us/DocketSheets/MDJ.aspx

York County – York
Court of Common Pleas (Felony, Misdemeanor)
717-771-9612
45 N George St York, PA 17401
Search options: In person, Mail, Online, Fax.
Terminals: Yes
Criminal Records Online: https://ujsportal.pacourts.us/DocketSheets/CP.aspx and https://ujsportal.pacourts.us/DocketSheets/MDJ.aspx

Berks County – Reading
Court of Common Pleas (Felony, Misdemeanor)
610-478-6550
633 Court St, 4th Fl Reading, PA 19601
Search options: In person, Online.
Terminals: Yes
Criminal Records Online: https://ujsportal.pacourts.us/DocketSheets/CP.aspx and https://ujsportal.pacourts.us/DocketSheets/MDJ.aspx

Westmoreland County – Greensburg
Court of Common Pleas (Felony, Misdemeanor)
724-830-3832
2 N Main Street Greensburg, PA 15601-1168
Search options: In person, Mail, Online, Fax.
Terminals: Yes
Criminal Records Online: https://ujsportal.pacourts.us/DocketSheets/CP.aspx and https://ujsportal.pacourts.us/DocketSheets/MDJ.aspx

Lehigh County – Allentown
Court of Common Pleas (Felony, Misdemeanor)
610-782-3077
455 W Hamilton St, Rm 122 Allentown, PA 18101-1614
Search options: In person, Mail, Online.
Terminals: Yes
Criminal Records Online: https://ujsportal.pacourts.us/ and https://ujsportal.pacourts.us/DocketSheets/MDJ.aspx

Luzerne County – Wilkes-Barre
Court of Common Pleas (Felony, Misdemeanor)
570-825-1500
200 N River St, 2nd Fl Wilkes Barre, PA 18711
Search options: In person, Mail, Online, Fax.
Terminals: Yes
Criminal Records Online: https://ujsportal.pacourts.us/DocketSheets/CP.aspx and https://ujsportal.pacourts.us/DocketSheets/MDJ.aspx

Northampton County – Easton
Court of Common Pleas (Felony, Misdemeanor)
610-559-3000
669 Washington St Easton, PA 18042-7494
Search options: In person, Mail, Online.
Terminals: Yes
Criminal Records Online: https://ujsportal.pacourts.us/DocketSheets/CP.aspx and https://ujsportal.pacourts.us/DocketSheets/MDJ.aspx

Erie County – Erie
Court of Common Pleas (Felony, Misdemeanor)
814-451-6221
140 W 6th St, Rm 103 Erie, PA 16501
Search options: In person, Mail, Online.
Terminals: Yes
Criminal Records Online: https://ujsportal.pacourts.us/DocketSheets/CP.aspx and https://ujsportal.pacourts.us/DocketSheets/MDJ.aspx

Dauphin County – Harrisburg
Court of Common Pleas (Felony, Misdemeanor)
717-780-6530
101 Market Street Harrisburg, PA 17101
Search options: In person, Mail, Online.
Terminals: Yes
Criminal Records Online: https://ujsportal.pacourts.us/DocketSheets/CP.aspx and https://ujsportal.pacourts.us/DocketSheets/MDJ.aspx

Cumberland County – Carlisle
Court of Common Pleas (Felony, Misdemeanor)
717-240-6250
1 Courthouse Sq, Rm 205 Carlisle, PA 17013-3387
Search options: In person, Mail, Online.
Terminals: Yes
Criminal Records Online: https://ujsportal.pacourts.us/ and https://ujsportal.pacourts.us/DocketSheets/MDJ.aspx

Lackawanna County – Scranton
Court of Common Pleas (Felony, Misdemeanor)
570-963-6773
200 N. Washington Avenue Scranton, PA 18503
Search options: In person, Mail, Online.
Terminals: No
Criminal Records Online: https://ujsportal.pacourts.us/DocketSheets/CP.aspx and https://ujsportal.pacourts.us/DocketSheets/MDJ.aspx

Washington County – Washington
Court of Common Pleas (Felony, Misdemeanor, Eviction)
724-228-6787
1 S Main St, #1005 Washington, PA 15301
Search options: In person, Mail, Online.
Terminals: Yes
Criminal Records Online: https://ujsportal.pacourts.us/DocketSheets/CP.aspx and https://ujsportal.pacourts.us/DocketSheets/MDJ.aspx
Washington County Sheriff
Jail Arrest Records – http://inmatesearch.washcopa.com/InmateSearch/Home/InmateSearch

Butler County – Butler
Court of Common Pleas (Felony, Misdemeanor)
724-284-5233
124 W Diamond St, County Courthouse Butler, PA 16001
Search options: In person, Mail, Online.
Terminals: Yes
Criminal Records Online: https://ujsportal.pacourts.us/DocketSheets/CP.aspx and https://ujsportal.pacourts.us/DocketSheets/MDJ.aspx

Beaver County – Beaver
Court of Common Pleas (Felony, Misdemeanor)
724-770-4588
810 3rd St Beaver, PA 15009
Search options: In person, Mail, Online, Fax, Email.
Terminals: Yes
Criminal Records Online: https://ujsportal.pacourts.us/DocketSheets/CP.aspx and https://ujsportal.pacourts.us/DocketSheets/MDJ.aspx

Monroe County – Stroudsburg
Court of Common Pleas (Felony, Misdemeanor)
570-517-3385
610 Monroe St, Rm 327 Stroudsburg, PA 18360-2190
Search options: In person, Online.
Terminals: Yes
Criminal Records Online: https://ujsportal.pacourts.us/DocketSheets/CP.aspx and https://ujsportal.pacourts.us/DocketSheets/MDJ.aspx

Centre County – Bellefonte
Court of Common Pleas (Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Eviction)
814-355-6796
102 S Allegheny St Bellefonte, PA 16823
Search options: In person, Mail, Online.
Terminals: Yes
Criminal Records Online: https://ujsportal.pacourts.us/DocketSheets/CP.aspx and https://ujsportal.pacourts.us/DocketSheets/MDJ.aspx

Franklin County – Chambersburg
Court of Common Pleas (Felony, Misdemeanor)
PHONE: 717-261-3848
157 Lincoln Way E Chambersburg, PA 17201
Search options: In person, Mail, Online.
Terminals: Yes
Criminal Records Online: https://ujsportal.pacourts.us/DocketSheets/CP.aspx and https://ujsportal.pacourts.us/DocketSheets/MDJ.aspx

Schuylkill County – Pottsville
Court of Common Pleas (Felony, Misdemeanor)
570-628-1133
401 N 2nd St, 1st Fl Pottsville, PA 17901
Search options: In person, Mail, Online, Fax.
Terminals: Yes
Criminal Records Online: https://ujsportal.pacourts.us/DocketSheets/CP.aspx and https://ujsportal.pacourts.us/DocketSheets/MDJ.aspx

Cambria County – Ebensburg
Court of Common Pleas (Felony, Misdemeanor)
814-472-1540
200 S Center St Ebensburg, PA 15931
Search options: In person, Mail, Online, Fax.
Terminals: No
Criminal Records Online: https://ujsportal.pacourts.us/DocketSheets/CP.aspx and https://ujsportal.pacourts.us/DocketSheets/MDJ.aspx

Fayette County – Uniontown
Court of Common Pleas (Felony, Misdemeanor)
724-430-1230
61 E Main St, 3rd Fl Uniontown, PA 15401
Search options: In person, Mail, Online, Fax.
Terminals: No
Criminal Records Online: https://ujsportal.pacourts.us/DocketSheets/CP.aspx and https://ujsportal.pacourts.us/DocketSheets/MDJ.aspx

Lebanon County – Lebanon
Court of Common Pleas (Felony, Misdemeanor)
717-274-2801
400 S 8th St, Rm 102 Lebanon, PA 17042
Search options: In person, Online.
Terminals: Yes
Criminal Records Online: https://ujsportal.pacourts.us/DocketSheets/CP.aspx and https://ujsportal.pacourts.us/DocketSheets/MDJ.aspx

Blair County – Hollidaysburg
Court of Common Pleas (Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Eviction)
814-693-3080
423 Allegheny St, #144 Hollidaysburg, PA 16648
Search options: In person, Mail, Online.
Terminals: Yes
Criminal Records Online: https://ujsportal.pacourts.us/DocketSheets/CP.aspx and https://ujsportal.pacourts.us/DocketSheets/MDJ.aspx

Mercer County – Mercer
Court of Common Pleas (Felony, Misdemeanor)
724-662-3800112 Mercer County Courthouse Mercer, PA 16137
Search options: In person, Mail, Online.
Terminals: Yes
Criminal Records Online: https://ujsportal.pacourts.us/DocketSheets/CP.aspx and https://ujsportal.pacourts.us/DocketSheets/MDJ.aspx

Lycoming County – Williamsport
Court of Common Pleas (Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Eviction. Small Claims)
570-327-2251
48 W 3rd St, 1st Fl Williamsport, PA 17701
Search options: In person, Mail, Online.
Terminals: Yes
Criminal Records Online: https://ujsportal.pacourts.us/DocketSheets/CP.aspx and https://ujsportal.pacourts.us/DocketSheets/MDJ.aspx

Adams County – Gettysburg
Court of Common Pleas (Felony, Misdemeanor)
717-337-9846
117 Baltimore St, 4th Fl Gettysburg, PA 17325
Search options: In person, Mail, Online.
Terminals: Yes
Criminal Records Online: https://ujsportal.pacourts.us/DocketSheets/CP.aspx and https://ujsportal.pacourts.us/DocketSheets/MDJ.aspx

Most Common Crimes Which Show up on Pennsylvania Arrest Records

Drug-Related Crimes in Pennsylvania
In the present-day world, many individuals struggle with substance abuse or improper use in the course of their lives. When someone carries a drug-associated crime on their criminal record, it signifies that they have been using, producing, or selling drugs that are legally deemed illegal substances. Some instances of drug crimes involve selling pain pills unlawfully, running a meth lab, or using cocaine at a party. With there being so many different forms of illegal drug activities, there are various drug crimes.

Larceny / Theft in Pennsylvania
Theft may also be identified as larceny. Within the law, larceny occurs when an individual illicitly takes another individual’s property without having any goal of returning it. Many different types of larceny exist; conversely, it’s essential definition entails the illegal taking someone else’s property from a location that’s not their home and without making use of any force to do this. Robbery, burglary, and larceny are diverse offenses. Robbery takes place when someone makes use of force or threatens to use force in the taking of property. A burglary happens when someone illegitimately enters a property or other property just for taking something.

Burglary in Pennsylvania
Many people frequently talk about burglary as either “breaking and entering” or “housebreaking.” To commit a burglary, an individual must, in fact, enter a home or building without authorization and possess the intention of committing a criminal offense once she or he is inside. The crime which takes place in the residence or building generally includes some type of thievery.

Robbery in Pennsylvania
When someone participates in robbery, it indicates they’ve tried to commit theft along with threatening another person or acting out against them in an assault. Robbery is usually committed against homeowners, business workers, and banking companies. Even if the person isn’t harmed during this process, if they’re threatened with trauma then the crime is recognized as robbery. A robbery is a felony regardless of the state where crime occurs.

Assault/Battery in Pennsylvania
All of the following offenses are classified as relating to intentional injury upon someone by another. Furthermore, other criminal offenses related to bodily harm, or the risk of harm, are usually looked upon as assault or battery and frequently both.

DWI/DUI in Pennsylvania
The terms DUI, OUI, and DWI are used by various states to describe someone who drives under the influence of drugs or alcohol. While these are regarded as driving violations, they’re significant in nature. All states take a strong position with these offenses considering they are responsible for more than a third of all fatalities on the roadways.

Disorderly Conduct in Pennsylvania
Disorderly conduct is undertaking any activity that will disrupt the peaceful, tranquil, and enjoyment of other people. The laws regarding this act vary from each state and city, but it is mostly any nonpeaceful affair.

Criminal Traffic Violations in Pennsylvania
A charge of criminal traffic offense may be used whenever a motorist is suspected of breaking traffic code in a manner that warrants a conviction of a misdemeanor crime. Criminal traffic offenses may cause a motorist to be placed under arrest. Some of the more prevalent traffic violations include Driving under the influence, reckless driving, purposefully driving with an invalid license and fleeing a car accident scene with damage to another vehicle.

Fraud in Pennsylvania
Some people participate in fraud as a method to manipulate or bamboozle people out of their money or property. It’s cheating or swindling another man or woman. Depending on the specific act, the fraud charge can be either criminal or civic. In the event that the crime is presented by a government prosecutor, it is a criminal charge, while the victim independently could file for a civil charge. Occasionally, the individuals that have perpetrated fraud can be charged in both categories of cases.

Vandalism in Pennsylvania
Vandalism involves willfully damaging, defacing, or altering someone else’s possessions. An individual can be charged with vandalism if he or she has spray-painted another individual’s building, defaced community property, for instance, a park bench, scratched or keyed a car or truck, or slashed someone’s tires. Being in possession of a method to commit vandalism can also result in an individual being charged with this transgression.

Types of Pennsylvania Arrest Records

Pennsylvania Infractions Records
Infractions tend to be the least serious violations in the judicial system. When involved in an infraction, you do not face jail time or probation, and often will even so be assessed a fine. A great number of individuals will be proclaimed guilty of infractions during their lives. As an illustration, neglecting to wear a seatbelt, not stopping at a stop sign, parking in a place where the meter has expired, and also on some occasions disturbing the peace, are kinds of common infractions.

Pennsylvania Misdemeanor Arrest
A misdemeanor is a bit more serious compared to an infraction violation but less considerable over a felony. Such charges bring about penalties like a year or less jail time, in contrast to a felony can include expanded time in state prison. Although a misdemeanor is less severe, it could still require paying penalties and spending time behind bars.

Pennsylvania Felony Arrest
Felonies are offenses of the greatest severity. These sorts of crimes regularly involve substantial physical harm or a threat to harm someone. Additional offenses that may fall under ‘felony arrest’ can include white-collar illegal activity and fraudulence schemes. Certain misdemeanors could be enhanced to felony levels after repeat offenses.

Pennsylvania Juvenile Arrest
A juvenile is an individual that is younger than 18 practically in most states, although a few take into account children as young as 17. A juvenile record is composed of criminal offenses that are perpetrated before adulthood. A few violations which are perpetrated as a juvenile can be charged as an adult, based on the infraction and the scenarios. Generally speaking, this info is sealed once a person becomes of legal age.

Pennsylvania Arrest Warrant
When a person is wanted for committing a criminal offense or perhaps the suspicion of criminal acts, then the district attorney will file a petition in court for an arrest warrant. The warrant permits law enforcement officials the ability to bring the individual to jail and hold them until they’re able to see a judge. There are often boundaries on how the warrants can be served, such as bench warrants are only delivered on routine traffic stops or when an individual is brought in on alternative matters. However, a warrant for homicide or another considerable crime results in a manhunt to bring the person into custody. The type of transgression decides the verbiage of the warrant.

Difference Between Prison vs Jail Arrests in Pennsylvania
A prison sentence and a jail sentence differ in that jails are generally used by area administrators for brief holding purposes whereas prisons are intended for long term sentences. Jails are occasionally additionally utilized for criminals expecting trial.

Expungement of Records in Pennsylvania see https://www.legis.state.pa.us/cfdocs/legis/LI/consCheck.cfm?txtType=HTM&ttl=18&div=0&chpt=91&sctn=22&subsctn=0
People need a fresh start occasionally and, thanks to record expungement, that could be possible even for people who have committed crimes. If somebody has their records expunged, the crimes will no longer exist officially and so are no longer open to the public. Commonly, expungement is possible for charges, arrests, and trivial convictions; however, this is different from region to region. Some states even permit felony expungements.

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