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Madison County Arrest, Court, and Public Records

What are Madison County Arrest Records?

Madison County arrest records are official documents that provide information or reports about arrests carried out after criminal activities in the county. Arrest records include the personal details of the arrested person, such as name, age, gender, height, and weight. Madison County arrest records are generated by the Madison County Sheriff’s Office. Interested persons should query the Sheriff’s office to get arrest records at:

Madison County Sheriff’s Office
1313 North Main Street
P.O. Box 209
Madison, NE 68748
Phone: (402) 454-2110
Fax: (402) 454-3816
mcso@madisoncountysheriff.com

Crime Statistics

The Nebraska Crime Commission publishes the crime statistics of all counties in Nebraska. In 2018, Madison County reported a total number of 550 crimes, including 41 violent crimes and 509 property crimes. Violent crimes reported include 13 rapes, two robberies, and 26 aggravated assaults. There was no case of murder reported. Property crimes reported include 36 burglaries, 443 larcenies, 27 motor vehicle thefts, and three arsons.

An analysis of crime reports between 2014 and 2018, shows a decline in six out of eight crimes reported in Madison County. Rape, robbery, burglary, larceny, motor vehicle theft, and arson rates declined by 28%, 50%, 55%, 23%, 4%, and 67% respectively. Aggravated assault rates increased by 4%. There was no reported incidence of murder in both years.

What are Madison County Criminal Records?

Madison County criminal records are official documents that give detailed information about the criminal history and activities of persons within the county. It includes information on arrests, charges, sentences, and disposition. They are in-depth compendiums of information gotten from courts, law enforcement agencies, and prosecutors. The Nebraska State Patrol is the central state agency that issues criminal history records in Nebraska. Members of the public can access criminal records.

How Do I Get Madison County Criminal Records?

The Nebraska State Patrol provides name-based and fingerprint-based criminal history reports. A name-based criminal history report requires the record owner’s name and date of birth, but with possible additional information such as Social Security Number and maiden or previous names. A fingerprint-based background check provides information on the record owner’s nationwide criminal history record. The record owner’s fingerprint is required. This service is, however, not available to the general public. It is open to persons and entities authorized by law.

A name-based criminal history report can be requested online, by mail or in person. Online searches are carried out through the criminal history report portal at $15.50. To make an in-person or mail request, complete the Criminal History Record Request form. This search costs $12.50, payable with cashier’s check, personal check, or money order. The completed form, along with payment and a valid ID, should be submitted in person or by mail to:

Nebraska State Patrol
Criminal Identification Division
1600 Highway 2
P.O. Box 94907
Lincoln, NE 68509-4907

How to Find Madison County Sex Offender Information?

The Nebraska State Patrol maintains the sex offender registry of this state. This registry is publicly accessible. It provides sex offender information in the state. Residents of Scotts Bluff County may search this database to locate sex offenders living in their area. The filter options available include the name search, region search, and location search.

How do I Visit an Inmate in Madison County Jail?

People interested in visiting inmates in the Madison County jail must meet the jail visitation times and rules. Generally, at Madison County Jail, inmate visitation days are Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and Monday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. To schedule inmate visitation, call (402) 454-2110. The Madison County Jail is located at:

Madison County Jail
1313 North Main Street
P.O. Box 209
Madison, NE 68748
Phone: (402) 454-2110
Fax: (402) 454-3816

Where and How to Find Madison County Inmate Information?

Residents of Madison County Jail can obtain inmate information through the inmate roster portal. This portal provides documents with information on inmates incarcerated in the jail facility from 2015 to date.

What are Madison County Court Records?

Madison County court records are documents originating from cases handled by Madison County courts. These court records are accessible to the public. Madison County court records are kept by the court clerks. County Court records are kept by the Clerk Magistrate, while the Clerk of the District Court is the primary custodian of the Madison County District Court records. To get the records of either of these courts, query the applicable clerk’s office below:

Madison County Clerk of the District Court
1313 North Main Street
P.O. Box 249
Madison NE, 68748-249
Phone: (402) 454-3311, extension 140
Fax: (402) 454-6528

Madison County Clerk Magistrate
1313 North Main Street
P.O. Box 230
Madison NE, 68748-230
Phone: (402) 454-3311, extension 165

Location of all Courts in Madison County

Madison County has two courts: one District Court and one County Court. The addresses and contact information of these courts are below:

Madison County District Court
1313 North Main Street
P.O. Box 249
Madison, NE 68748
Phone: (402) 454-3311
Fax: (402) 454-6528

Madison County County Court
County Court of Madison County
1313 North Main Street
P.O. Box 230
Madison, NE 68748
Phone: (402) 454-3311

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What are Madison County Vital Records?

Madison County vital records are official documents that indicate proof of vital events that happened within the county. Madison County's vital records comprise divorce, marriage, birth, and death records. Access to vital records is restricted to certain individuals. The Clerk of District Court and the County Clerk maintains the county’s divorce records and marriage records respectively. The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) disseminates vital records in the state.

Where and How to Get Madison County Divorce Records?

The Madison County Clerk of District Court is the main custodian of divorce records in Madison County. To get divorce records, contact or visit the office of the Clerk of the District Court at:

Madison County Clerk of the District Court
1313 North Main Street
P.O. Box 249
Madison NE, 68748-249
Phone: (402) 454-3311, extension 140
Fax: (402) 454-6528

The DHHS Vital Records Office also issues divorce records from 1909 to date. Interested individuals can get divorce records by filling out the Application for Certified Copy of Divorce Certificate form. Pay the required fee of $16 (cash, check, or money order), provide a valid photo ID and a self-addressed stamped envelope. Send these documents by mail to:

Vital Records Office
P.O. Box 95065
Lincoln, NE 68509-5065

These documents may also be presented in person to:

Office of Vital Records
Department of Health & Human Services
Suite 130
1033 O Street
Lincoln, NE 68508-3621

Where and How to Get Madison County Marriage Records?

The Madison County Clerk provides eligible individuals with access to marriage records. To obtain a marriage record, a requester needs the name of the married copy and date of marriage. This information should be put in the form of a written request and attached to payment ($9 for certified copies or $1 for photocopies) and send them by mail to:

Madison County Clerk
Madison County Courthouse
1313 North Main Street
P.O. Box 290
Madison, NE 68748-0290
(402) 454-3311, extension 136

Marriage records from 1909 to date are also available at the Vital Records Office of the DHHS. Complete the Application for Certified Copy of Marriage Certificate. Enclose payment (Cash, check, or money order of $16), a valid photo ID, and a self-addressed stamped envelope. Mail these documents to:

Vital Records Office
P.O. Box 95065
Lincoln, NE 68509-5065

Or submit them in person to:

Office of Vital Records
Department of Health & Human Services
Suite 130
1033 O Street
Lincoln, NE 68508-3621

Where and How to Get Madison County Birth Records?

The DHHS disseminates records of births from 1904 to date that took place in Nebraska. A birth record costs $17. To get a birth record, simply complete the Application for Certified Copy of Birth Certificate. Attach the completed application to complete the payment (money order or check), a valid photo ID, and a self-addressed stamped envelope. Mail all the documents to:

Vital Records Office
P.O. Box 95065
Lincoln, NE 68509-5065

Alternatively, these documents may be submitted in person to:

Office of Vital Records
Department of Health & Human Services
Suite 130
1033 O Street
Lincoln, NE 68508-3621

Where and How to Get Madison County Death Records?

The Vital Records Office of the DHHS provides copies of records of deaths from 1904 to date in Nebraska. Each death record requested costs $16. An applicant may make a mail or in person request for death records. Complete the Application for Certified Copy of Death Certificate form. The form should be accompanied by complete payment (check or money), a copy of a valid photo ID, and a self-addressed stamped envelope and sent by mail to:

Vital Records Office
P.O. Box 95065
Lincoln, NE 68509-5065

Or submitted in person to:

Office of Vital Records
Department of Health & Human Services
1033 O Street
Suite 130
Lincoln, NE 68508-3621