Fremont, CA Criminal and Public Records

Are you searching for criminal records or background information on someone in Fremont, CA? BeenVerified has access to public arrest records in Alameda County that can help you identify criminal background history for individuals in and around the Fremont area. Fremont has a population of 232,206, which makes it the 16th largest city in California, and an average income of $105,355. We’ve compiled helpful crime statistics below, or you can look up a specific person’s criminal records.

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Crime in Fremont, CA

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 337 reported violent crimes and 4371 reported property crimes in Fremont. This compares to 166,883 reported violent crimes and 1,024,914 reported property crimes statewide in California. This makes Fremont 340th in the state of California when it comes to violent crimes per 100k people.

The most common violent crime in Fremont was robbery, with 151 reported. The most common property crime was larceny, with 2,755 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.


Fremont Crime Rankings:

Statewide (2015)

  • Population: 16th
  • Violent Crimes: 69th (340th per 100k)
  • Murder: 26th (109th per 100k)
  • Rape: 31st (190th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 92nd (373rd per 100k)
  • Robbery: 46th (214th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 29th (296th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 22nd (287th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 33rd (294th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 36th (216th per 100k)
  • Arson: 42nd (208th per 100k)

Nationwide (2015)

  • Population: 93rd
  • Violent Crimes: 326th (3,398th per 100k)
  • Murder: 76th (408th per 100k)
  • Rape: 142nd (1,215th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 351st (3,396th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 194th (1,242nd per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 183rd (4,151st per 100k)
  • Burglary: 163rd (2,944th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 215th (4,614th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 126th (855th per 100k)
  • Arson: 104th (774th per 100k)

In Alameda County (2015)

  • Population: 2nd
  • Violent Crimes: 5th (11th per 100k)
  • Murder: 4th (10th per 100k)
  • Rape: 3rd (9th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 7th (12th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 5th (10th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 4th (12th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 3rd (10th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 3rd (13th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 5th (11th per 100k)
  • Arson: 6th (11th per 100k)

General Data

  • Population: 232,206
  • Households: 72,684
  • Median Income: $105,355
  • Land Area: 77.465 miles2
  • Water Area: 10.151 miles2
  • Time Zone: PDT

Fremont, CA Crime Rate Information

Crime Category 2014 2015
Murder 1 2
Rape 20 49
Agg. Assault 144 135
Robbery 119 151
Burglary 899 913
Vehicle Thefts 594 703
Arson 14 14

Violent Crimes in Fremont, CA in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Murder 2
Rape 49
Aggravated Assault 135
Robbery 151

Property Crimes in Fremont, CA in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Burglary 913
Larceny 2755
Motor Vehicle Theft 703
Arson 14

Vehicle Thefts in Fremont, CA

Year Vehicle Thefts
2006 860
2008 697
2009 551
2010 490
2011 443
2012 581
2013 669
2014 594
2015 703

Agg. Assault in Fremont, CA

Year Agg. Assault
2006 278
2008 304
2009 237
2010 256
2011 191
2012 158
2013 111
2014 144
2015 135

California 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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You may also want to look at statewide reporting numbers.

California Statistics:

Crime Category 2014 2015
Violent Crimes 153709 166883
Murder 1699 1861
Rape 19925 22198
Agg. Assault 91803 99349
Robbery 48680 52862
Property Crimes 947192 1024914
Burglary 202670 197404
Larceny 592670 656517
Vehicle Thefts 151852 170993
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 Fremont and compared them to the rates for that same crime in California and nationwide.


Vehicle Thefts in the state of California

Year Vehicle Thefts
2006 242693
2007 219392
2008 192527
2009 164021
2010 152524
2011 146848
2012 168608
2013 165292
2014 151852
2015 170993

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