Los Angeles County Criminal and Public Records

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

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

Los Angeles County Court Records

Search through Los Angeles County clerk of court records to uncover information from dozens of public records databases. Perform a basic background check or use the resources below to conduct a case lookup, jail inmate search or a county court docket search. Some resources may contain information on warrants, sheriff and judicial records.

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