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Scotts Bluff County Arrest, Court, and Public Records

What are Scotts Bluff County Arrest Records?

Scotts Bluff County arrest records are official documents that provide detailed information about arrests carried out in the county. Arrest records also provide basic descriptive information about the arrested person, such as name, age, gender, height, and weight. Scotts Bluff County arrest records are within the purview of the Scotts Bluff County Sheriff’s Office. Applicants can visit the Sheriff’s office in person to request arrest records at:

Scotts Bluff County Sheriff’s Office
Administration Building - 2nd Floor
1825 10th Street
Gering, NE 69341
Phone: (308) 436-6667
Fax: (308) 436-4794

Crime Statistics

The Nebraska Crime Commission maintains the crime statistics of all counties in the state of Nebraska. In 2018, Scotts Bluff County had a total number of 767 reported crimes, including 87 violent crimes and 680 property crimes. The violent crimes reported include 27 rapes, four robberies, and 56 aggravated assaults. There was no incident of murder reported. The property crimes reported include 111 burglaries, 520 larcenies, 47 motor vehicle thefts, and two arsons.

An analysis of crime reports between 2014 and 2018, shows a decline in all eight crimes reported in the county. For violent crimes, murder, rape, robbery, and aggravated assault rates declined by 100%, 29%, 64%, and 42% respectively. Whereas property crimes, burglary, larceny, motor vehicle theft, and arson rates declined 66%, 55%, 42%, and 75% respectively.

What are Scotts Bluff County Criminal Records?

Scotts Bluff County criminal records are official documents that provide comprehensive information on the criminal history of individuals within the county. A criminal record provides information on arrests, charges, and disposition. It is a compilation of information provided by courts, law enforcement agencies, and prosecutors. The Nebraska State Patrol maintains criminal history records in the state. Criminal records are public records that are accessible to the public.

How Do I Get Scotts Bluff County Criminal Records?

The Nebraska State Patrol provides name-based and fingerprint-based criminal history reports. Name-based criminal history reports are accessible to individuals in the state. 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 Scotts Bluff 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 search options available include the name search, region search, and location search.

How do I Visit an Inmate in Scotts Bluff County Jail?

Inmate visitation in the Scotts Bluff County Detention Center is through video visitation. Family and friends can schedule off-site visitation or may visit the detention center for on-site visitation. For on-site visitation, new users should sign up, while current users may log in and schedule a visit. The Scotts Bluff Detention Center is located at:

Scotts Bluff County Adult Detention Center
2522 7th Street
Gering, NE 69341
Phone: (308) 436-7300
Fax: (308) 633-1850

What are Scotts Bluff County Court Records?

Scott Bluff County court records are documents from court proceedings held by courts of the county. The court that decides a case keeps the records of the case. Court records are open for public access. The Scotts Bluff County District Court Clerk maintains the court records of the District Court and the Scotts Bluff County Clerk maintains County Court records. To obtain either of the court records, visit the office of the appropriate clerk or send a mail to the address below:

Scotts Bluff County District Court Clerk
Courthouse - 2nd Level
1725 10th Street
P.O. Box 47
Gering, NE 69341
Phone: (308) 436-6641
Fax: (308) 436-6759

Scotts Bluff County Clerk
Administration Building - 1st Floor
1825 10th Street
Gering, NE 69341

(308) 436-6600

Location of all Courts in Scotts Bluff County

Scotts Bluff County belongs to the 12th Judicial District of Nebraska. The county has one District Court and one County Court. Their addresses and contact information are below:

Scotts Bluff County District Court
1725 10th Street
Gering, NE 69341
Phone: (308) 436-6660
Phone: (308) 436-6641
Fax: (308) 436-6759

County Court in Scotts Bluff County

County Court of Scotts Bluff County
1725 10th Street
Gering, NE 69341
Phone: (308) 436-6648
Fax;: (308) 436-6782

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What are Scotts Bluff County Vital Records?

Scotts Bluff County vital records are official documents generated over a lifetime belonging to county citizens. Vital records include divorce, marriage, birth, and death records. Vital records are closed records, restricted to specific individuals. The Clerk of District Court maintains divorce records in Scotts Bluff County, while the County Court Clerk keeps marriage records. The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) issues copies of all vital records in the state.

Where and How to Get Scotts Bluff County Divorce Records?

The Scotts Bluff County District Court Clerk maintains records of divorces in the county. Communicate requests for divorce records to the office of the Clerk at:

Scotts Bluff County District Court Clerk
Courthouse - 2nd Level
1725 10th Street
P.O. Box 47
Gering, NE 69341
Phone: (308) 436-6641
Fax: (308) 436-6759

Alternatively, divorce records from 1909 to date in the state of Nebraska are available at the DHHS Vital Records Office. To obtain divorce records, complete the Application for Certified Copy of Divorce Certificate form. A fee of $16 (cash, check, or money order) for each divorce record is required. The completed form, payment, 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

The documents can also 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 Scotts Bluff County Marriage Records?

The Scotts Bluff County Clerk maintains marriage records of the county. A copy of a marriage record costs $9. Payment can be made with checks or in cash. To obtain a marriage record, query the office of the County Clerk at:

Scotts Bluff County Clerk
Administration Building - 1st Floor
1825 10th Street
Gering, NE 69341

(308) 436-6600

At the state level, request marriage records from the DHHS. The state department keeps records of marriages from 1909 to date in the state. A requester should complete the Application for Certified Copy of Marriage Certificate form. The form should be accompanied with complete payment, 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

The documents can also be submitted in person to:

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

A marriage record costs $16, payable in cash, check, or money order.

Where and How to Get Scotts Bluff County Birth Records?

The DHHS is the custodian of all records of births from 1904 to date that happened in Nebraska. Each birth record requested costs $17. Interested individuals should complete the Application for Certified Copy of Birth Certificate form. The completed form, along with a check or money order payment, a valid photo ID, and a self-addressed stamped envelope should be sent by mail to:

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

These documents can also be submitted in person to the Vital Records Office at:

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

Where and How to Get Scotts Bluff County Death Records?

The DHHS keeps all records of deaths from 1904 to date that happened in the state. A death record costs $16. Death records can be obtained by mail or in person. To make a request, fill out the Application for Certified Copy of Death Certificate form. Enclose a check or money order payment, a copy of a valid photo ID, and a self-addressed stamped envelope and send by mail to:

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

Or in person at:

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