Santa Clara County Criminal and Arrest Records

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.

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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

Burglary in Santa Clara County, CA

Year Burglary
2006 8108
2008 6269
2009 6599
2010 6709
2011 6847
2012 8509
2013 8300
2014 8557
2015 8201

Robbery in Santa Clara County, CA

Year Robbery
2006 1465
2008 1612
2009 1432
2010 1394
2011 1516
2012 1584
2013 1448
2014 1489
2015 1505

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