Maricopa County Criminal Records
In the state of Arizona, offenses on your criminal history record can stay with you for your entire life. Having criminal offenses or complaints on your record can have an impact on employment, as well other aspects of your life. It is important to review your Maricopa County Criminal Records in order to make sure that there are no inaccuracies on your record.
Maricopa County Criminal Records Repository
A copy of your Arizona criminal history record can be obtained by completing and submitting a Record Review Packet, which can be downloaded online here, or by contacting the Criminal Records History Section via telephone at (602) 223-2222. This process includes filling out a contact information sheet as well as a fingerprint card that will have to be taken to your local, state, or federal law enforcement agency for your fingerprinting in order to verify your identification. A response, including a copy of any existing criminal record information, will be mailed within fifteen days of receipt of the Record Review Packet. There is no fee for obtaining an Arizona state criminal history record on yourself.
If you feel there are inaccuracies in your criminal record, you can complete a “Review and Challenge of Arizona Criminal History Record Information,” which will be included in the packet with your results.
Maricopa County Court Dockets
Upon completion of your probation period, your civil rights, such as the right to possess a firearm, which were suspended during the term of probation can be restored. However, if the conviction involves an offense that is dangerous, of sexual motivation, or involving a victim under the age of fifteen, this does not apply to you.