Montgomery County Background Information
Montgomery County is located in the state of Missouri. The county seat is currently Montgomery City. The population sat at 11,322 in 2020 in Montgomery County.
It was organized in 1818.
It was named in honor of Richard Montgomery, an American Revolutionary War general killed in 1775 while attempting to capture Quebec City, Canada.
Montgomery County Arrest Records
Montgomery County records each individual crime that occurs within the county borders. Each crime is put into two main classes in Montgomery County. These two sections are property crime and violent crime. The three main property crime sections are larceny, automobile theft, and burglary. Conversely, the violent crime categories include murder, rape, assault, and robbery. In 2021, in Montgomery County, there were 14 violent and 49 property crimes.
Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office
Sheriff: Craig S. Allison
211 East Third Street Ste. 209
Montgomery City, Mo. 63361
Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Phone: (573) 564-8084
Fax: (573) 564-8083
Montgomery County Criminal Files
Criminal records in Montgomery County include jail and inmate records are consistently updated. This search tool can reveal any jailed or on release person in Montgomery County. In Montgomery County, and the entire state of Missouri, the authorities must keep an up to date register listing each sex offender in the area. This includes any person living, working, at school, or incarcerated in Montgomery County. The Montgomery County register is in the public domain.
Each individual sex offender in Montgomery County can be searched for using the search tool. The tool also allows occupants to search for names directly. In Montgomery County, the sex offender register also includes those who are non-compliants.
Montgomery County Court Documents
Court records in Montgomery County are maintained by the county courthouse. In Montgomery County, citizens can get a copy of court records at:
Montgomery County Courthouse
211 E 3rd St, #301
Montgomery City, MO 63361
Hours: 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. CST
Phone: (573) 564-3341
Fax: (573) 564-3914
Lower court decisions can be reviewed by the Court of Appeals if one party contests the decision. These lower courts are made up of the 115 superior or trial courts found across the state’s 115 counties, including Montgomery County.
NOTE - Montgomery County court records are sent to people in one of three ways. The three delivery methods are fax, mail, or email.
Montgomery County Public Files
Vital records are kept on each inhabitant of both Missouri state and Montgomery County. The Montgomery County authorities are even tasked with collecting some of these documents and sending them to the state. This can include anything from a birth certificate or a marriage license to a divorce document or a death certificate.
Marriage records are amassed by the county clerk in Montgomery County. Copies of every single vital record are then sent to the Office of Vital Statistics. The Montgomery County office, as well as other county offices around Missouri, has also been in charge of birth and death records in the past. All Montgomery County records are sent to the central registry, along with records from all 114 other counties. They can be used in the future for statistical analysis.
In 1961, The Missouri Public Records Law was passed, allowing all Montgomery County inhabitants to access and copy public records. The law gives each individual inhabitant of the state the fundamental right to access all public records, whether they are held by the local or state government. The last amendment to the law came in 2006. In order to get hold of a public record, a person in Montgomery County may visit:
Montgomery County Clerk: Kathy Hancock
211 East Third Street
Montgomery City, MO 63361
Sadly, records come with a cost in Montgomery County. Birth record first copies in Montgomery County cost $15. Any further copies of the same document will cost an extra $13 each. Death record first copies in Montgomery County cost $10.
NOTE - In Montgomery County, there are rules a person must follow to acquire records. A person must visit within opening hours on Monday to Friday in between 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. CST. Photo ID must also be presented if a person wants to access records in Montgomery County. A driver's license and a state ID are examples of acceptable photo IDs. In Montgomery County, every single request must be put in writing in order to be granted.