Maricopa County Criminal and Public Records

Below you will find information and resources for Maricopa County public records. This may include arrests, court cases, vital records, marriage licenses and birth certificates.

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.

To learn more about crimes in specific localities, please review our city pages.

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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

Maricopa County Court Records

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