Laguna Hills, CA Criminal and Public Records

Are you searching for criminal records or background information on someone in Laguna Hills, CA? BeenVerified has access to public arrest records in Orange County that can help you identify criminal background history for individuals in and around the Laguna Hills area. Laguna Hills has a population of 31,748, which makes it the 234th largest city in California, and an average income of $89,754. We’ve compiled helpful crime statistics below, or you can look up a specific person’s criminal records.

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Crime in Laguna Hills, 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 43 reported violent crimes and 522 reported property crimes in Laguna Hills. This compares to 166,883 reported violent crimes and 1,024,914 reported property crimes statewide in California. This makes Laguna Hills 346th in the state of California when it comes to violent crimes per 100k people.

The most common violent crime in Laguna Hills was agg. assault, with 22 reported. The most common property crime was larceny, with 396 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.


Laguna Hills Crime Rankings:

Statewide (2015)

  • Population: 234th
  • Violent Crimes: 217th (346th per 100k)
  • Rape: 66th (160th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 186th (353rd per 100k)
  • Robbery: 145th (280th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 271st (330th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 241st (390th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 241st (263rd per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 228th (339th per 100k)
  • Arson: 55th (228th per 100k)

Nationwide (2015)

  • Population: 1,250th
  • Violent Crimes: 590th (3,461st per 100k)
  • Murder: 77th (413th per 100k)
  • Rape: 183rd (1,169th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 464th (3,275th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 329th (1,471st per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 1,264th (4,575th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 648th (3,853rd per 100k)
  • Larceny: 1,149th (4,362nd per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 470th (1,835th per 100k)
  • Arson: 117th (802nd per 100k)

In Orange County (2015)

  • Population: 28th
  • Violent Crimes: 25th (18th per 100k)
  • Rape: 17th (10th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 27th (20th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 21st (18th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 27th (22nd per 100k)
  • Burglary: 26th (23rd per 100k)
  • Larceny: 27th (18th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 26th (21st per 100k)
  • Arson: 14th (19th per 100k)

General Data

  • Population: 31,748
  • Households: 10,235
  • Median Income: $89,754
  • Land Area: 6.604 miles2
  • Water Area: 0.025 miles2
  • Time Zone: PDT

Laguna Hills, CA Crime Rate Information

Crime Category 2014 2015
Murder 0 0
Rape 10 8
Agg. Assault 24 22
Robbery 11 13
Burglary 92 80
Vehicle Thefts 33 46
Arson 1 1

Violent Crimes in Laguna Hills, CA in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Murder 0
Rape 8
Aggravated Assault 22
Robbery 13

Property Crimes in Laguna Hills, CA in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Burglary 80
Larceny 396
Motor Vehicle Theft 46
Arson 1

Rape in Laguna Hills, CA

Year Rape
2006 1
2008 0
2009 1
2010 4
2011 2
2012 4
2013 3
2014 10
2015 8

Murder in Laguna Hills, CA

Year Murder
2006 0
2008 0
2009 0
2010 0
2011 0
2012 1
2013 0
2014 0
2015 0

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 Laguna Hills and compared them to the rates for that same crime in California and nationwide.


Rape in the state of California

Year Rape
2006 9212
2007 9013
2008 8903
2009 8713
2010 8331
2011 7663
2012 7837
2013 17178
2014 19925
2015 22198

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