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You’re here because you want to know if you have a warrant or if someone you know has a warrant for their arrest in Cook County. Basically, you’ll be able to see who’s wanted and why a person is wanted in Cook County Illinois. You can search the warrant databases to view a person’s photo and details about their case. Find out if someone is wanted for a felony warrant, misdemeanor, bench warrant or failure to pay child support. You can see when a warrant was issued on someone in Chicago and the surrounding areas as well.

Chicago Police Department Warrants 

  • View mugshots and booking photos of people wanted in the Chicago area. You will be able to view the warrant number, the person’s date of birth, what they are wanted by the police for, last known address and more. Looking at the website will help you easily find out who’s wanted for a warrant in Chicago by the Chicago Police Department.

Cook County Sheriff Most Wanted

  • View mugshots and photos of people that are wanted by the Cook County Sheriff Department. You can view details about the fugitive’s case and find out why they are on the most wanted list.

Visitors to can now find a pair of links that allows for searching by the name or last known location of anyone with an active Cook County warrant for their arrest. It is the same basic information fugitive investigators use to begin a search for a wanted person and Sheriff Dart hopes it leads to a wave of anonymous tips that helps investigators take violent fugitives and other wanted persons off the streets.

The “Fugitive Warrants” link provides information on nearly 44,000 people who have active warrants issued for their arrest by a Cook County criminal court judge. The “Child Support Warrants” link delivers information on almost 1,000 parents wanted for failing to comply with court orders associated with financial support for their children. The information available to the public includes a person’s name and last known address.

Those wanted on “Child Support Warrants” also have pictures if they have a prior criminal history. Pictures of those under “Fugitive Warrants” are in the process of being uploaded. Because fugitive investigators and other law enforcement officials arrest wanted persons on a daily basis, the information is constantly evolving and the public search engines are updated every week.