Greene County Arrest, Court, and Public Records

Criminal Records

The Missouri State Highway Patrol serves as the central repository for all arrest record in the state. It also processes requests to view and/or copy public criminal history records. Members of the public may also request and access criminal history records for state convictions (within Greene County) from the Office of the Greene County Circuit Clerk.

How to get Criminal Records

The office of the Greene County Circuit Clerk responds to non-criminal justice requests for criminal records. Alternately, criminal history records may be obtained by querying the relevant municipal court for municipal convictions.

For county-level criminal history records, interested parties may send their requests to the Green County Circuit Court at:

1010 Boonville Springfield, MO 65802
Phone: (417) 868-4074

Respondents may also access state-wide criminal history records by requesting a name-based search or fingerprint-based search through the Criminal Justice Information Services Division of the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

Requests can be made using the Missouri Automated Criminal History System and requires a payment of $14 for name-based searches or $20 for searches.

In-person and mail requests for criminal history records may be made by submitting a completed Criminal Record Check form along with the stated fees, to the Criminal Records & Identification Division of the state Highway patrol at;

P.O. Box 568
1510 E. Elm St.
Jefferson City, MO 65102

How to get Arrest Records and Police Reports

The Records and Warrants Division of the Greene County Sheriff's Office maintains and disseminates warrant and arrest records as well as incident reports.

Members of the public may access these records or reports by sending a completed Request for Copy of Records form along with the applicable research and copy fees (as indicated on the form) to:

Greene County Sheriff's Office
Records Division,
940 N Boonville
Springfield, MO 65802
Phone:(417) 829-6235

Alternatively, email and fax requests may be sent to:

Email: Records@greencountymo.gov
Fax: (417) 829-6520

Take note that the requestor's signature and/or photo ID may be required prior to releasing the requested records.

How to Find the Sex Offender Registry and Other Sex Offender Information

All information about sex offenders resident in the state of Missouri is pooled and managed by the Missouri State Highway Patrol as required by law. The registry is availible for public viewing on the MSHP Sex Offender Registry website and interested parties may search for relevant information on offenders within Greene county and around specific addresses using the Search/Map offenders tool availible on the site.

How to Find Inmate and Jail Information

Information relating to inmate booking and jail details within Greene county is accessible to members of the public and is managed by the Greene County Sheriff's Office. Interested parties may access this information using the GSCOs Active Green County Jail Population Search Page which provides information of persons incarcerated at the time of the query. Searches can be conducted using the detainees name or booking date.

To obtain information about released inmates, interested parties may send a Request for Copy of Records form along with the applicable research and copy fees to:

Greene County Sheriff's Office
Records Division,
940 N Boonville
Springfield, MO 65802
Phone: (417) 829-6235

Additionally, the Detention Division of the Greene County Sheriff's Office responds to queries regarding bail and bonds, personal effects or the safety and security of current inmates. The detention division may be accessed by contacting --

Captain Jeff Coonrod
Phone: (417) 829-6241
jcoonrod@greenecounty.mo.gov

Or

Captain Mellissa Howell
Phone: (417) 829-6408
mhowell@greenecounty.mo.gov

Court Records

Where and How to get Court Records

The office of the Greene County Circuit Clerk processes requests for county-level court records. Records which have been deemed public as per state laws can be accessed by interested parties through the Circuit Clerk's office or using the Missouri State Courts Automated Management System.

In-person,or mail requests for court records can be made by sending a completed Request For Records/Copies Form and any applicable fees (indicated on the form) to:

Greene County Circuit Clerk,
1010 Boonville, Springfield
MO 65802

Fax Requests may be sent to:

(417) 868-4186 -- For Criminal/Traffic records
(417) 868-4883 -- For Civil/domestic/family court records

Note that some records may require government issued IDs to validate request. And for court records for cases filed prior to September 2009, photo IDs are compulsory and must accompany the request.

Alternatively, interested parties may access court records using the Missouri State Courts Automated Management System which provide state-wide court records. Records may be searched by case number, filing date or litigant name.

Location of All Courts In County

Listed below are the addresses of all the courts in Greene County Missouri:

Greene County Circuit Court
Greene County Courthouse
1010 North Boonville Avenue,
Springfield, MO 65802
Phone:
(417) 868-4074
Fax: (417) 868-4883 (Civil/Family)
Phone:
(417) 868-4074
Fax: (417) 868-4186 (Criminal/Traffic)

Ash Grove Municipal Court
100 West Main Street,
P.O. Box 235,
Ash Grove, MO 65604
Phone: (417) 751-2333

Battlefield Municipal Court
5434 South Tower Drive Battlefield, MO 65619
Phone: (417) 447-0085

Fair Grove Municipal Division
81 South Orchard Boulevard
P.O. Box 107,
Fair Grove, MO65648
Phone: (417) 759-2353
Fax: (417) 759-6480

Republic Municipal Court
540 Civic Boulevard,
Republic, MO 65738
Phone: (417) 732-3880
Fax: (417) 732-3889

Springfield Municipal Court
625 North Benton,
Springfield, MO 65806
Phone: (417) 864-1890
Fax: (417) 864-1883

Strafford Municipal Court
City Hall
126 South Washington, P.O. Box 66,
Strafford, MO 65757
Phone: (417) 736-2174
Fax: (417) 736-2190

Walnut Grove Municipal Court
101 South Washington,
P.O. Box 66,
Walnut Grove, MO 65770
Phone: (417) 788-2596
Fax: (417) 788-2673

Willard Municipal Court
City Hall
224 West Jackson Street,
P.O. Box 187, Willard, MO 65781
Phone: (417) 742-5306
Fax: (417) 742-5332

Where to get Bankruptcy & Property Records

The Office of the Recorder of Deeds of Greene County maintains and issues real property records of property within its jurisdiction.

Interested parties may request copies of recorded documents by making in-person, mail or email queries to:

Recorder of Deeds,
940 N Boonville Ave
Springfield, MO 65802
cdawson@greenecountymo.gov
(417) 868-4068
(417) 868-4807

Supplicants are charged a copy fee of $1 per page of the requested document.

Similarly, bankruptcy records are managed by the Bankruptcy Clerk's Office of the US Bankruptcy Courts of the Western District of Missouri.

Records prior to march 2011 may be accessed through the Federal Records Center while records of pending bankruptcy cases or those filed on or before march 2001 may be obtained by petitioning the Bankruptcy Clerk's Office at:

U.S. Bankruptcy Court
Attn: Copy Request
400 E. 9th Street, Room 1510
Kansas City, MO 64106

Vital Records

The Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services is the primary custodian of state-wide vital records. Interested parties may access these records by querying the Missouri DHSS or petitioning relevant agencies/offices at county level. In Greene county, vital records are co-managed by the Springfield-Greene County Health Department and office of the Greene County Circuit Clerk

Where and How to get Divorce Records

Certified divorce statements are maintained and issued by the Missouri DHSS. However, this statement only includes the names of registrants, and the date and county of divorce -- where the divorce was recorded.

This statement can be obtained by sending a completed and notarized Divorce Record Form along with a stamped, self-addressed envelope and non-refundable fee of $15 (per copy) to:

Bureau of Vital Records
Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services
P.O Box 570
Jefferson City, MO 65102
Phone: (573) 751-6387
vitalrecordsinfo@health.mo.gov

Alternatively, the Office of the Greene County Circuit Clerk provides public access to copies of original divorce decrees of divorces granted within its jurisdiction. Interested parties may view these decrees using the Missouri Court Automation Program or send a completed Records/Copies Form and applicable fees indicated on the form to the County Circuit Clerk:

1010 Boonville, Springfield
MO 65802
Phone: (417) 868-4883

Where and How to get Marriage Records

Certified marriage statements may also be obtained by querying the Missouri DHSS. However, these marriage statements will only include the names of the spouses as well as the date and place of the marriage.

Copies of these marriage statements may be requested by sending a filled and notarized Marriage Record Form along with a self-addressed and stamped envelope, plus a non-refundable fee of $15(per copy) to:

Bureau of Vital Records
Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services
P.O Box 570
Jefferson City, MO 65102
Phone: (573) 751-6387
vitalrecordsinfo@health.mo.gov

On the other hand, interested parties may access copies of marriage licenses by sending a request to the Office of the Recorder of Greene County. Requests must include a $9 cashier's check made payable to the Recorder of Deeds along with the names of the spouses, and a self-addressed envelope (for mail requests). Requests may then be submitted in person or via mail to:

Recorder of Deeds
940 N Boonville Ave
Springfield, MO 65802

Where and How to get Birth & Death Records

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department maintains and issues birth and death records for births and deaths within its jurisdiction.

In compliance with state records, these are not considered open record and cannot be accessed by members of the public. Access is strictly limited to;

  • The registrant.
  • Parents, grandparents, siblings, children or legal guardian(s) of the registrant.
  • Law enforcement agencies.
  • Court-approved persons.

Both birth and death certificates can be requested by submitting a completed copy of the Vital Record Application Form, a self-addressed envelope and applicable fees (as indicated on the form) to:

Vital Records
Springfield-Greene County Health Department
227 East Chestnut Expressway
Springfield, MO 65802

Requests must also be accompanied by a government-issued ID or any of the acceptable identification documents for verifying the identity of the requestor.