Santa Clara County Criminal and Public Records

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

Santa Clara County is one of 53 counties in the state of California that we have criminal records data for. With a population of 15,513,708, it is the 5th 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 Santa Clara County, try our Public Records Search.

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Crime in Santa Clara County

2015 is the latest year we have criminal statistics for Santa Clara County. In that year, there were 4,493 major violent crimes and 42,975 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, Santa Clara County ranked 57th for violent crimes and 29th for property crimes.

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

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Santa Clara County Crime Rate Information

Crime Category 2014 2015
Violent Crimes 4332 4493
Murder 39 40
Rape 436 527
Agg. Assault 2368 2421
Robbery 1489 1505
Property Crimes 41080 42975
Burglary 8557 8201
Larceny 23105 25893
Vehicle Thefts 9418 8881
Arson 222 189

Santa Clara County Court Records

Search through Santa Clara 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.

Santa Clara County Vital Records

The resources below may contain data related to vital records for Santa Clara 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.

Santa Clara County Property & Assessor Records

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

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