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You should read this before trying to find arrest records and details of warrants in Albuquerque.

It’s the largest municipal police department in New Mexico; yet, the local law enforcement agency disappoints when it comes to supplying information about recent arrests in Albuquerque. Since an arrest report is hard to access, it hazards a guess that a warrant search must only be harder.

So, if you are interested in the jail records for the area or the local warrant list, you will need the information in this article. Continue reading to get details on agencies that can help with your arrest inquiry and warrant check…

Where should you go to get access to data on arrests in Albuquerque?

The answer to this question depends on what kind of information you need and the purpose of the arrest search. For instance:

  1. If you merely want to know about crime related occurrences in the city, you can find some information on arrests and warrants through the website of the Metropolitan PD at Scroll down the webpage and you will come to the “News” section that has details on some of the criminal matters handled by the officers of APD.
  2. If you want the complete lowdown on all criminal incidents recorded in the city, you can use the CrimeReports website at The only problem with this facility is that while it provides information on the crime, it does not offer details on the perpetrators.
  3. If you need the arrest history for a specific date, you can use Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Department’s arrest list at The tool allows you to pick the date of your arrest inquiry; however, your options will only go back 8 days from the present date.
  4. If you want the complete arrests records for Albuquerque, you can scour through the custody list and the inmate release list at

Is there any state agency that will help you to get details on Albuquerque arrest warrants?

While APD offers no help when it comes to a warrant check, the Sheriff’s Office of Bernalillo County makes its warrant database available online at You can search the repository by using the name of your subject for the warrant lookup or you can access details on all active warrants issued in a particular year or you can find outstanding warrants by charge/order type. The results of your inquiry will include details such as the:

  • Name of the accused
  • Warrant number
  • Issue date
  • Case type
  • Description of charges
  • Date of birth of the accused

Crime stats for Albuquerque, NM

Nearly half of all property and violent crimes that are reported in New Mexico occur in Albuquerque. In fact, the violent crimes average for the city is almost 60% higher than the state average and nearly 4 times as high as the national average.

As far as property crimes are concerned, Albuquerque logs in twice as many cases as NM and 5 times as many complaints as the national figures. Annually, an estimated 7500 violent crimes and 35,000 property crimes are reported in the city, making it one of the most dangerous in the country.