Apache Junction, AZ Criminal and Public Records

Are you searching for criminal records or background information on someone in Apache Junction, AZ? BeenVerified has access to public arrest records in Maricopa County that can help you identify criminal background history for individuals in and around the Apache Junction area. Apache Junction has a population of 38,074, which makes it the 25th largest city in Arizona, and an average income of $35,671. We’ve compiled helpful crime statistics below, or you can look up a specific person’s criminal records.

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Crime in Apache Junction, AZ

One of the first ways to gauge crime is to look at the reported crimes in that city over a year’s time. Keep in mind that you cannot compare one city’s reported crimes to another city’s reported crimes without also understanding any differences in population. In addition, the reported crime rate and the actual crime rate may be very different; crimes such as forcible rape are notoriously underreported, while crimes like motor vehicle theft have higher reporting rates.

In 2015, there were 96 reported violent crimes and 1282 reported property crimes in Apache Junction. This compares to 28,012 reported violent crimes and 207,107 reported property crimes statewide in Arizona. This makes Apache Junction 32nd in the state of Arizona when it comes to violent crimes per 100k people.

The most common violent crime in Apache Junction was agg. assault, with 82 reported. The most common property crime was larceny, with 836 reported.

In addition to these major crimes, there were a number of other offenses committed, but most of those were charged as misdemeanors. Our charts below have much more information.

Disclaimer: The city of Apache Junction resides in these counties: Pinal County, Maricopa County.


Apache Junction Crime Rankings:

Statewide (2015)

  • Population: 25th
  • Violent Crimes: 20th (32nd per 100k)
  • Rape: 23rd (44th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 17th (30th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 21st (31st per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 18th (24th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 14th (7th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 24th (27th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 13th (14th per 100k)
  • Arson: 15th (22nd per 100k)

Nationwide (2015)

  • Population: 1,005th
  • Violent Crimes: 537th (2,575th per 100k)
  • Murder: 77th (413th per 100k)
  • Rape: 188th (1,348th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 404th (2,061st per 100k)
  • Robbery: 331st (1,601st per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 725th (1,835th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 397th (868th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 775th (2,297th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 422nd (1,150th per 100k)
  • Arson: 111th (652nd per 100k)

In Maricopa County (2015)

  • Population: 4th
  • Violent Crimes: 2nd (4th per 100k)
  • Rape: 5th (6th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 2nd (4th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 2nd (4th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 2nd (3rd per 100k)
  • Burglary: 1st (1st per 100k)
  • Larceny: 3rd (3rd per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 1st (1st per 100k)
  • Arson: 3rd (5th per 100k)

General Data

  • Population: 38,074
  • Households: 15,933
  • Median Income: $35,671
  • Land Area: 34.804 miles2
  • Water Area: 0.011 miles2
  • Time Zone: MST

Apache Junction, AZ Crime Rate Information

Crime Category 2014 2015
Murder 2 0
Rape 8 3
Agg. Assault 64 82
Robbery 17 11
Burglary 404 352
Vehicle Thefts 69 94
Arson 14 7

Violent Crimes in Apache Junction, AZ in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Murder 0
Rape 3
Aggravated Assault 82
Robbery 11

Property Crimes in Apache Junction, AZ in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Burglary 352
Larceny 836
Motor Vehicle Theft 94
Arson 7

Violent Crimes in Apache Junction, AZ

Year Violent Crimes
2006 163
2007 140
2008 123
2009 104
2010 108
2011 84
2012 130
2014 91
2015 96

Robbery in Apache Junction, AZ

Year Robbery
2006 19
2007 26
2008 31
2009 15
2010 14
2011 8
2012 21
2014 17
2015 11

Arizona Criminal Statistics:


Criminal Records Lookup

Do you want to lookup a specific individual’s criminal records? While a criminal background check may be important, it is important to understand that that the presence or absence of some criminal history may not be indicative of a person’s actual criminal behavior. People can be arrested for and charged with crimes that they did not commit, while other people may never be charged with crimes that they did commit. Therefore, when looking at an individual’s criminal background, it is important to understand the differences between arrests, charges, and convictions. It is equally important to understand that the absence of a criminal record does not guarantee that a person has not engaged in criminal behavior or will not engage in future criminal behavior.

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Arizona Statistics:

Crime Category 2014 2015
Violent Crimes 26916 28012
Murder 319 309
Rape 5842 5402
Agg. Assault 16970 18235
Robbery 6249 6360
Property Crimes 215240 207107
Burglary 43562 37957
Larceny 154091 152365
Vehicle Thefts 17587 16785
Arson 0 0

While the overall numbers can help you find some information, the crime rate is more informative. The crime rate can be reported in various ways; here we have chosen to report the crime rate as incidents per 1,000 people. By looking at the crime rate in a city, you can determine whether that city is more or less dangerous than surrounding cities. Here, we have compiled comparisons of the rate for various crimes in Apache Junction and compared them to the rates for that same crime in Arizona and nationwide.


Violent Crimes in the state of Arizona

Year Violent Crimes
2006 30916
2007 30600
2008 29059
2009 26929
2010 26085
2011 26311
2012 28108
2013 27599
2014 26916
2015 28012

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