425 N. Orange Ave Suite 220
Orlando, FL 32801
Hours of Operation:
Monday to Friday, 8:00AM-5:00PM
Criminal Process Section is statutorily required to maintain records and serve criminal warrants ordered by the court. The section consists of both sworn and civilian personnel, to include sworn personnel who are assigned to the Fugitive and Extraditions Unit, and the civilian personnel who are assigned to the Warrants, Enforceable Writs and Transportation.
The Criminal Process Warrants Unit is required to operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days of the year to confirm active Orange County warrants which include felony, misdemeanor, traffic and juvenile cases for local and out of state Law Enforcement agencies across the country. The Warrants Unit is responsible for the immediate response to inquiries from Law Enforcement agencies for wanted individuals from Orange County.
We are located at the Orange County Courthouse, 425 N. Orange Avenue, Orlando, FL 32801, on the second floor in Suite 220. Although we are a 24/7 operation, our office hours are open to the public Monday – Friday 8:00AM-5:00PM. Warrant information from our office is not available to the public; however it can be obtained from several websites including: CRIMELINE and CLERK OF COURT
As an alternative, one can go in person with proper identification to the Orange County Corrections Office located at 3723 Vision Boulevard, Orlando, FL 32839 or to any local law enforcement agency and inquire. It is also possible to contact a bondsman, or an attorney, and obtain information through their office(s) as well.
Mistaken Identity is becoming more and more common in today’s society. If you’ve had any issues regarding mistaken identity as it relates to an outstanding warrant, please call our office, we may be able to assist you.
Orange County Sheriff’s Office Warrants Unit at (407) 836-4520 Monday – Friday from 8:00AM-5:00PM.
You will need to provide us with your full name, race/sex, date of birth, the day you were stopped, or arrested, and a case number, if you have it. We have trained staff available to conduct research which will help to resolve any mistaken identity allegation. Once the research has been completed you will be provided with a letter to keep on your person and in your vehicle at all times. This letter will include a photo of the correct and wrong person for the outstanding warrant and can be authenticated by calling (407) 836-4520.
For additional assistance relating to mistaken identity, contact FDLE for information regarding their “Compromised Identity Review Program” by accessing the following website: FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF LAW ENFORCEMENT
The Warrants Unit undergoes an audit by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement every two years, and by the Federal Bureau of Investigations triennially.
Currently, there are approximately 21,158 active warrants in Orange County. The charges can range from No Fishing License to First Degree Murder. There are approximately 1,300-1,500 warrants entered into the system each month and approximately 600-700 warrants served each month.