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Warrant Unit

The CCSD Warrant Unit arrests individuals with outstanding warrants in Cuyahoga County. The Warrant Unit produces many new investigations based upon its work in the community and assists other municipalities and police agencies with search warrants and arrest warrants.

The primary area of responsibility for personnel assigned to this division consists of, but is not limited to, the full-time execution and service of both felony and civil arrest warrants, service of bench warrants issued by the Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court, service of temporary protection orders (TPOs), out of state prisoner extraditions, and the apprehension of wanted fugitives throughout the jurisdiction of the Cuyahoga County Sheriff’s Office.

The Warrant Apprehension Unit has assisted local, state and federal authorities by participating in a variety of crime intervention initiatives such as fugitive sweeps and traffic enforcement. Detectives assigned to the Warrant Apprehension Unit also provide support to other divisions of the Sheriff’s Department, including the apprehension of subjects wanted by the Intensive Supervised Probation Unit (ISP), Sexual Offender Unit, and the FBI Task Forces.