Monterey County Criminal and Public Records

Below you will find information and resources for Monterey County public records. This includes arrest records, criminal data, judicial records, court & vital records.


Monterey County is one of 53 counties in the state of California that we have criminal records data for. With a population of 2,824,905, it is the 19th 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 Monterey County, try our Public Records Search.

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Crime in Monterey County

2015 is the latest year we have criminal statistics for Monterey County. In that year, there were 1,661 major violent crimes and 7,649 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, Monterey County ranked 142nd for violent crimes and 194th for property crimes.

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

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Monterey County Crime Rate Information


Crime Category 2014 2015
Violent Crimes 1557 1661
Murder 27 55
Rape 81 121
Agg. Assault 898 976
Robbery 551 509
Property Crimes 8617 7649
Burglary 2077 1358
Larceny 4542 3856
Vehicle Thefts 1998 2435
Arson 73 44

Violent Crimes in Monterey County, CA

Year Violent Crimes
2006 1762
2008 1760
2009 1894
2010 1789
2011 1746
2012 1656
2013 1575
2014 1557
2015 1661

Robbery in Monterey County, CA

Year Robbery
2006 538
2008 531
2009 600
2010 520
2011 527
2012 642
2013 606
2014 551
2015 509

Monterey County Court Records


Search through Monterey 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.


Monterey County Vital Records


The resources below may contain data related to vital records for Monterey County, California. Search through divorce records and marriage licenses, as well as death certificates and birth records to uncover information you are looking for. You may need to provide proof of identity to access some of these records.


Monterey County Property & Assessor Records


Search through property records for Monterey County, California. Use the resources below to find property tax records, recorder of deeds information, lien and land records.


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