Los Angeles County Criminal and Arrest Records

Los Angeles County is one of 53 counties in the state of California that we have criminal records data for. With a population of 80,328,782, it is the 1st most populous county in California. 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 Los Angeles County, try our Public Records Search.

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Crime in Los Angeles County

2015 is the latest year we have criminal statistics for Los Angeles County. In that year, there were 44,295 major violent crimes and 219,661 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, Los Angeles County ranked 2nd for violent crimes and 1st for property crimes.

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Los Angeles County Crime Rate Information


Crime Category 2014 2015
Violent Crimes 36710 44295
Murder 453 491
Rape 1991 3561
Agg. Assault 19751 24196
Robbery 14515 16047
Property Crimes 197760 219661
Burglary 39536 41254
Larceny 125811 139651
Vehicle Thefts 32413 38756
Arson 1767 1855

Murder in Los Angeles County, CA

Year Murder
2006 877
2008 670
2009 597
2010 526
2011 479
2012 524
2013 471
2014 453
2015 491

Violent Crimes in Los Angeles County, CA

Year Violent Crimes
2006 57063
2008 51853
2009 47630
2010 42939
2011 39895
2012 38287
2013 34226
2014 36710
2015 44295

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