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HOW TO REQUEST CRIMINAL RECORD
What is the procedure and who may request a criminal record?
Anyone is eligible to request a criminal record. Our team will need the following information:
Defendant's Date of Birth
Year (or approximate year) of charge
Are there any forms to complete?
There are no forms needed for a standard criminal record. A court order signed by a judge is only
necessary when the crime involves one of the following:
Court minutes are excluded in these 3 cases
What is the typical wait time?
If the record is on the premises, anticipated wait time is 5-10 minutes. If the record is located at the
offsite storage facility, anticipated wait time is 3 days.
The Calcasieu Parish Clerk of Court Office only has knowledge of charges that have been filed with our office. The Clerk of Court will only have records of those individuals that were processed through the 14th Judicial District Court System.
If the individual went to court at Lake Charles City Court or Sulphur City Court, our office does not house those records. You will need to contact the respective agency offices.
CONTACT CRIMINAL RECORDS
To Direct Dial, call 337-437-3558
SUPERVISOR Ext 164
Asst Supervisor Ext 176
FORMS & RESOURCES
Calcasieu Sheriff Sex Offender Registry
National Sex Offender Registry
City of Lake Charles Police Department Reports
Calcasieu District Attorney's Office
14th Judicial District Court - Calcasieu Parish
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