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Yolo County, CA Public Records

Yolo County has long been known for its thriving agricultural industry. Its name is a corruption of the word "Yo-loy," a Native American tribal name that is said to mean "a place abounding in rushes." Public records in Yolo County are available from various offices, official government websites, and third-party providers per the California Public Records Act (CPRA). Most Yolo County public records are accessible except for personal documents, medical records, law enforcement records, trade and intellectual property records, and educational records. Vital records include marriage, divorce, birth, and death certificates. The Yolo County Clerk-Recorder manages birth, marriage (public and confidential), and death records. Yolo County vital records are only accessible to those with a direct or legitimate interest in the record. They include the registrant, immediate family members, the attorney, and authorized government agencies. Record seekers can access Yolo County vital records by visiting the office, via mail, or by fax. The office charges a fee for each vital record. Divorce records in Yolo County are available from the County Superior Court. The court provides divorce records in person or via mail, provided the requester makes a written request indicating details of the divorce decree. Yolo County property records include deeds, mortgages, and real estate documents. They are accessible by all public requesters through the County Assessor's Office. The office provides an online parcel number search for public record seekers. Alternatively, individuals may contact the office to inquire about properties within the county.

Courts in Yolo County

Court Records in Yolo County, California

Yolo County court records are accessible to the public. The Yolo County Superior Court is the primary trial court in the county, which has jurisdiction to oversee civil, criminal, juvenile, and small claims cases. Under Yolo County law, the public has the right to access court records through the court's clerk. Confidential documents like juvenile, sexual, domestic violence, financial, or health records are not accessible to the public. The court's case records can be accessed through the Online Case Search, available through the Yolo County Superior Court's website. Alternatively, record seekers may access court records by contacting the various divisions of the Yolo County Superior Court. Inquirers are advised to contact the divisions to ask about the availability of the records on paper and electronically. The divisions may charge a fee for conducting case searches and providing copies of the documents.

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Jails and Prisons in Yolo County

Find Inmate Search and Jail Records in Yolo County, California

Yolo County inmate records are maintained by the Yolo County Sheriff's Office and accessible to the public. However, information like medical and mental health records are confidential and cannot be accessed by the public without a court order. Yolo County inmate records are accessible through the online monthly booking statistics provided by the Sheriff's Office. The list includes the inmate's name, booking date, charges, and arrest location. Yolo County has eight jails and prisons, with the Monroe detention center being the main holding facility. The county is ranked 27th in jails and prisons per capita and 10th in jails and prisons per square mile out of the state's 58 counties.

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Police Departments and Sheriff Offices in Yolo County

Arrest Records in Yolo County, California

Yolo County arrest records are available to the public. They can be accessed through the Yolo County Sheriff's Office. Record seekers may contact the office to inquire about obtaining copies of arrest records. The City of Woodland also maintains an online arrest log through its police department for public viewing. The arrest log includes details of the offender, charges, physical identifiers, arrest date, and the location of the incident. Record seekers may search the log using start and end dates. The jurisdiction for handling arrests in Yolo County depends on the place of the arrest and the investigation process. The Yolo County Sheriff's Office has jurisdiction over wider areas, while local police departments handle arrests within their localities. There are eight police departments in Yolo County and a sheriff's department in Woodland. The county has one police department per 26,575 people. Yolo County is ranked 29th out of 58 counties in police departments per capita and 18th in police departments per square mile. The county has a crime rate of 53.09 per 1,000 residents.

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