Throughout the state of Texas, arrest warrants function in almost the exact same way, and will follow a number of different regulations no matter where you are. This means that Rusk County TX warrants not only work the same way in every other county in Texas, but are also valid throughout Texas. In order for a Rusk County TX warrant to be authorized, officers of the peace must first appear in a court in Rusk County, and present evidence to a judge. If the sitting judge believes that the police have sufficient evidence, they will issue an arrest warrant, which much include the name of the suspect, the crime they are accused of committing, and the judge must then sign it. Once signed, police officers must apprehend the suspect within 48 hours.
If youre worried that there is an active Rusk County warrant, then we recommend getting into contact first with the Rusk County Sheriffs Office. The best way to do this is by calling 903-657-3581, or by visiting their offices at 210 West Charlevoix, in Henderson, TX 75652. You should know that many counties can only authorize a warrant check if you appear in person. This means that you should be prepared to surrender yourself if there is a warrant and you appear in person. To look for Rusk County TX arrest records, youre able to use this search tool from the Texas DCJ (http://www.tdcj.state.tx.us/mediasvc/offender_information/index.html), or you can use the above search form to instantly search through an online criminal records database.
As stated in the Texas Department of Criminal Justices annual statistical report, which you can access at http://www.tdcj.state.tx.us/documents/Statistical_Report_2010.pdf, 227 persons were in prison at the end of 2010, with an additional 34 prisoners in the state prison.