Maricopa County Criminal and Arrest Records

Maricopa County is one of 15 counties in the state of Arizona that we have criminal records data for. With a population of 35,613,841, it is the 1st most populous county in Arizona. We’ve compiled a list of free public records resources as well as some interesting criminal stats. If you’re looking for records about a specific person in Maricopa County, try our Public Records Search.

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Crime in Maricopa County

2015 is the latest year we have criminal statistics for Maricopa County. In that year, there were 15,145 major violent crimes and 115,925 major property crimes. Keep in mind that on top of those crimes, there were also minor crimes not included in our stats.

On a per capita basis, Maricopa County ranked 10th for violent crimes and 5th for property crimes.

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Maricopa County Crime Rate Information


Crime Category 2014 2015
Violent Crimes 12954 15145
Murder 144 172
Rape 1513 1792
Agg. Assault 7388 8709
Robbery 3909 4472
Property Crimes 96698 115925
Burglary 21427 23389
Larceny 65830 81404
Vehicle Thefts 9441 11132
Arson 601 363

Murder in Maricopa County, AZ

Year Murder
2006 308
2007 294
2008 247
2009 191
2010 181
2011 184
2012 201
2013 174
2014 144
2015 172

Larceny in Maricopa County, AZ

Year Larceny
2006 102009
2007 103038
2008 104969
2009 91994
2010 90378
2011 93200
2012 87502
2013 82735
2014 65830
2015 81404

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