Q: Can I search for criminal records for free for a Philadelphia resident who is creating havoc on our block?
A: Sure. At least you can do a search to see if he/she has any criminal record in Philadelphia or even throughout PA. All you need to do is go to this public website at http://ujsportal.pacourts.us/DocketSheets/CP.aspx and tpe in their first and last name and then choose "criminal" for docket type & either put in "Philadelphia" for County or even leave it blank for a statewide search. If you see his/her name, scroll over the little magnifying glass to the left and choose "court summary" and it'll pull up the persons record and the disposition of any cases. This will not include juvenile matters.
I hope this helps. If your having problems or need further assistance, don't hesitate to contact me.
Brian M. Fishman
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