Criminal record checks from the Sheriff's Office pertain only to records maintained by this
Office.  Complete state-wide criminal record checks can be obtained from the New York State
Division of Criminal Justice Services at

A Criminal Record Check may be obtained from the Sheriff's Office by submitting a request in writing and
only after signing a waiver authorizing the release of information.  When requesting a criminal records
check the following information is required:

  1. Current and any other names used, (maiden, etc...).
  2. Date of Birth.
  3. Social Security Number.
  4. Address
  5. A signed release form from the individual authorizing the criminal record check and release of such

The information submitted must be legible, may be mailed in or dropped off at the office.  If the request is
hand delivered, please be advised that the check can NOT be done immediately.  Criminal record checks
are normally completed within 2-3 working days.  A faxed copy can NOT be accepted.

Criminal record checks conducted by this office pertain to
ONLY the records on file at the Columbia County
Sheriff's Office and
an arrest made by any other Federal, State or Town law enforcement agency.  The criminal record check
will however, indicate if the person has been committed to the Columbia County jail, the date, for what
reason and from what court committed.  
Further information regarding disposition of the case must be
obtained from other sources such as the court, etc... .  Further information can not be released from
the Sheriff's Office, (includes the jail).

If you have any questions, you may contact the office at 518-828-0601 x 1415 Monday thru Friday,
between the hours of 8:00AM and 4:00PM.
Columbia County Sheriff's Office
David P. Bartlett, SHERIFF                     John W. Davi, UNDERSHERIFF
Copyright ©2006 Columbia County Sheriff's Office, Hudson, NY 12534
NOTICE: As authorized by the Columbia County Board of Supervisors Resolution # 103-2007,
August 1, 2007, there will be a $10 fee for all Criminal Record Checks.