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Calloway County Arrest, Court, and Public Records

Criminal Statistics

Annually, the Kentucky State Police compiles a statewide report on crime in the state from local and state law enforcement agencies. In 2017, the county arrest rate of 902.78 per 100,000 population was 22.16% higher than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 population, making Calloway county a relatively dangerous place to reside. The most prevalent crime in the county was burglary, with 158 arrests in 2017, followed closely by larceny/theft and motor vehicle theft with 143 and 27 arrests, respectively.

What Are Criminal Records?

A criminal record in Calloway County summarizes an individual's contact with law enforcement agencies in the county and state. Locally the Calloway Sheriff’s department and other local police departments maintain criminal records within their jurisdiction. Requestors can access these records in person or by mail by providing the following information to aid retrieval:

  • Name of the offender
  • Date and time of the occurrence
  • The location of the incident
  • Name of the record’s subject
  • Arresting Officer’s name and rank
  • Case number

Interested individuals may contact the Sheriff's department for information on forms and fees at:

Calloway County Sheriff
701 Olive St.,
Murray, KY 42071
Phone: (270) 753-3151
Fax: (270) 762-0349

The Kentucky State Police provides information on how inquirers may obtain criminal records and background checks. Also, the Kentucky Court of Justice provides access to criminal records in the state for $25.00 per record.

How to Find Sex Offender Information

In Kentucky, the State police maintain a sex offender registry where interested persons may access sex offender information for counties across the state, including Calloway county. Interested persons can search this database using the following information:

  • Offender’s number
  • Offender’s last name
  • Address, including county name, zip code, and city name.

How to Visit an Offender in Calloway County Jail

The facility allows visitors to visit two times weekly for 25 minutes per visit. Visits are conducted with a glass barrier and a phone. The conversations that ensue during the visits may be recorded. All visitors must present a valid photo identification during registration. An adult must accompany all visitors under the age of 18. Only four people are allowed to visit at the same time. Inmates in isolation are permitted to have just one visit weekly. Electronic gadgets and edibles are not allowed during visits. The visitation schedule is as follows:

Male inmates: 08:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Female inmates: 03:15 p.m. - 04:30 p.m.

Male inmates: 08:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Female inmates: 03:15 p.m. - 04:30 p.m.

Visitors may visit inmates of the Calloway County Jail at the facility located at:

Calloway County Jail
310 N 4th St,
Murray, KY 42071
Phone: (270) 753-6150
Fax: (270) 759-5140

Where and How to Get Inmate Information

The Calloway County Sheriff’s Department maintains an online roster of inmates at the county jail. Interested persons may search the roster with the inmate's full name or known alias. Results of these searches usually include the following:

  • Inmate’s full name
  • Age,
  • Arrest and release date
  • Inmate classification
  • Charges, etc

Furthermore, inmate records in the state of Kentucky are managed by the State’s Department of Corrections. The department offers an Offender Online Lookup system where users may search for inmates within the state by full name, inmate identification number, holding facility, and offense or crime committed. Finally, inquirers may contact the jail directly to inquire about an inmate incarcerated there.

What Are Calloway County Court Records?

Individual courts in Calloway County and the state of Kentucky maintain court files and records. These records can be requested from the office of the Calloway County Clerk. Generally, court records are maintained and distributed by the Kentucky Court of Justice. Registered users may request court records and criminal history information easily from any court in the state with the online search tool. Inquirers may also visit the courthouse where the case of interest was heard to request records in person. If provided, the inquirer could use the mail or phone to request records.

Location of all Courts in Calloway County

Calloway County Judicial Building
312 North 4th Street, Murray, KY 42071
Phone: (270) 753-2773
Fax: (270) 759-9822

Calloway County District Court
Calloway County Judicial Building
312 North 4th Street, Murray, KY 42071
Phone: (270) 753-0060
Fax: (270) 759-9822

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What Are Calloway County Vital Records?

The Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services maintains vital records in the state. The department is responsible for protecting, maintaining, and issuing copies of all vital records in the state. The vital records include records of births, deaths, marriages, divorce, and even stillbirths. These records can be supplied upon request online, via mail, or in person, for a fee.

Orders are processed in about 30 working days. All requests should be accompanied by a check or money order payable to the Kentucky State Treasurer to cover the cost of each certificate ordered.

Vital records office
275 E. Main St. in
Frankfort, KY

Mailing address
Office of Vital Statistics
275 E. Main St., 1E-A
Frankfort, KY 40621
Phone call: (800) 241-8322.
Fax: (866) 283-7477.

Where and How to Get Marriage and Divorce Records

The Kentucky office of vital records manages marriage and divorce records from June 1958 to the present. Marriage records prior to June 1958 are obtainable at the Calloway County Clerk office provided the marriage license was issued there. Also, divorce records before 1958 are obtainable from the office of the Calloway County Clerk of Circuit Court. The certificates cost $6.00 per copy.

The following information will be required when ordering marriage and divorce certificates:

  • Full name of both parties
  • The date of the marriage or divorce (day, month and year)
  • The place where the marriage license was issued and the divorce finalized (county).
  • A completed Marriage & Divorce Application form

Where and How to Get Birth Records in Calloway County

The Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services maintains birth records from 1911 to present. Records before 1911 can only be acquired from the county clerk’s office where the birth occurred and was initially recorded. Birth certificates cost $10 each. To order birth certificates from the department, the following information will be required:

  • Registrant’s full name
  • Date of birth (Day, month, and year of birth)
  • Location (County)
  • Registrant’s parent’s names, including mother’s maiden name
  • Name of inquirer and address where the record will be mailed
  • Number of copies
  • Contact information
  • The completed Birth Certificate Application Form

Where and How to Get Death Records

The Kentucky office of vital records manages death records from 1911 to date. Each death certificate copy costs $6.00. The following information will be required when requesting death certificates.

The Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives also maintains historical records of births, deaths, marriages, and divorces in the state. Inquirers can obtain information from the department with ease because most of the information maintained is stored online.