Moreno Valley, CA Criminal and Public Records

Are you searching for criminal records or background information on someone in Moreno Valley, CA? BeenVerified has access to public arrest records in Riverside County that can help you identify criminal background history for individuals in and around the Moreno Valley area. Moreno Valley has a population of 204,198, which makes it the 22nd largest city in California, and an average income of $54,590. We’ve compiled helpful crime statistics below, or you can look up a specific person’s criminal records.

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Crime in Moreno Valley, 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 643 reported violent crimes and 6663 reported property crimes in Moreno Valley. This compares to 166,883 reported violent crimes and 1,024,914 reported property crimes statewide in California. This makes Moreno Valley 203rd in the state of California when it comes to violent crimes per 100k people.

The most common violent crime in Moreno Valley was agg. assault, with 329 reported. The most common property crime was larceny, with 4,312 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.


Moreno Valley Crime Rankings:

Statewide (2015)

  • Population: 22nd
  • Violent Crimes: 30th (203rd per 100k)
  • Murder: 22nd (90th per 100k)
  • Rape: 43rd (224th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 39th (234th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 26th (91st per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 17th (100th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 17th (135th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 16th (101st per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 19th (81st per 100k)
  • Arson: 43rd (205th per 100k)

Nationwide (2015)

  • Population: 107th
  • Violent Crimes: 189th (2,151st per 100k)
  • Murder: 72nd (388th per 100k)
  • Rape: 158th (1,265th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 207th (2,467th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 128th (690th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 114th (1,922nd per 100k)
  • Burglary: 119th (1,935th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 120th (2,445th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 66th (265th per 100k)
  • Arson: 105th (771st per 100k)

In Riverside County (2015)

  • Population: 2nd
  • Violent Crimes: 2nd (10th per 100k)
  • Murder: 4th (12th per 100k)
  • Rape: 2nd (13th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 4th (12th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 2nd (6th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 2nd (10th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 2nd (12th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 2nd (11th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 2nd (7th per 100k)
  • Arson: 4th (14th per 100k)

General Data

  • Population: 204,198
  • Households: 51,693
  • Median Income: $54,590
  • Land Area: 51.275 miles2
  • Water Area: 0.195 miles2
  • Time Zone: PDT

Moreno Valley, CA Crime Rate Information

Crime Category 2014 2015
Murder 11 6
Rape 20 33
Agg. Assault 296 329
Robbery 257 275
Burglary 1638 1190
Vehicle Thefts 1030 1161
Arson 10 13

Violent Crimes in Moreno Valley, CA in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Murder 6
Rape 33
Aggravated Assault 329
Robbery 275

Property Crimes in Moreno Valley, CA in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Burglary 1190
Larceny 4312
Motor Vehicle Theft 1161
Arson 13

Robbery in Moreno Valley, CA

Year Robbery
2006 479
2008 538
2009 467
2010 373
2011 330
2012 331
2013 312
2014 257
2015 275

Rape in Moreno Valley, CA

Year Rape
2006 61
2008 66
2009 30
2010 33
2011 32
2012 25
2013 31
2014 20
2015 33

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 Moreno Valley and compared them to the rates for that same crime in California and nationwide.


Robbery in the state of California

Year Robbery
2006 70968
2007 70542
2008 69385
2009 64093
2010 58116
2011 54292
2012 56521
2013 53640
2014 48680
2015 52862

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