San Diego County Criminal and Arrest Records

San Diego County is one of 53 counties in the state of California that we have criminal records data for. With a population of 23,757,126, it is the 3rd 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 San Diego County, try our Public Records Search.

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Crime in San Diego County

2015 is the latest year we have criminal statistics for San Diego County. In that year, there were 9,643 major violent crimes and 56,928 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, San Diego County ranked 21st for violent crimes and 20th for property crimes.

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San Diego County Crime Rate Information


Crime Category 2014 2015
Violent Crimes 9130 9643
Murder 61 73
Rape 649 968
Agg. Assault 5932 5981
Robbery 2488 2621
Property Crimes 52414 56928
Burglary 9464 9453
Larceny 34310 38477
Vehicle Thefts 8640 8998
Arson 354 297

Larceny in San Diego County, CA

Year Larceny
2006 45650
2008 42067
2009 36642
2010 36788
2011 35639
2012 38336
2013 39984
2014 34310
2015 38477

Murder in San Diego County, CA

Year Murder
2006 106
2008 76
2009 66
2010 53
2011 64
2012 90
2013 65
2014 61
2015 73

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