Turlock, CA Criminal and Public Records

Are you searching for criminal records or background information on someone in Turlock, CA? BeenVerified has access to public arrest records in Stanislaus County that can help you identify criminal background history for individuals in and around the Turlock area. Turlock has a population of 72,292, which makes it the 119th largest city in California, and an average income of $51,401. We’ve compiled helpful crime statistics below, or you can look up a specific person’s criminal records.

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Crime in Turlock, 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 380 reported violent crimes and 2745 reported property crimes in Turlock. This compares to 166,883 reported violent crimes and 1,024,914 reported property crimes statewide in California. This makes Turlock 93rd in the state of California when it comes to violent crimes per 100k people.

The most common violent crime in Turlock was agg. assault, with 259 reported. The most common property crime was larceny, with 1,632 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.


Turlock Crime Rankings:

Statewide (2015)

  • Population: 119th
  • Violent Crimes: 60th (93rd per 100k)
  • Murder: 26th (91st per 100k)
  • Rape: 58th (184th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 47th (85th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 68th (84th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 70th (60th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 47th (56th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 77th (80th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 51st (46th per 100k)
  • Arson: 26th (41st per 100k)

Nationwide (2015)

  • Population: 476th
  • Violent Crimes: 292nd (1,151st per 100k)
  • Murder: 76th (389th per 100k)
  • Rape: 175th (1,203rd per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 247th (1,220th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 239th (639th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 323rd (1,367th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 255th (1,070th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 411th (2,137th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 171st (149th per 100k)
  • Arson: 88th (421st per 100k)

In Stanislaus County (2015)

  • Population: 2nd
  • Violent Crimes: 2nd (2nd per 100k)
  • Murder: 2nd (3rd per 100k)
  • Rape: 2nd (3rd per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 2nd (2nd per 100k)
  • Robbery: 2nd (2nd per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 2nd (3rd per 100k)
  • Burglary: 2nd (1st per 100k)
  • Larceny: 2nd (3rd per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 2nd (3rd per 100k)
  • Arson: 2nd (1st per 100k)

General Data

  • Population: 72,292
  • Households: 23,983
  • Median Income: $51,401
  • Land Area: 16.923 miles2
  • Water Area: 0.027 miles2
  • Time Zone: PDT

Turlock, CA Crime Rate Information

Crime Category 2014 2015
Murder 3 2
Rape 20 16
Agg. Assault 241 259
Robbery 108 103
Burglary 518 602
Vehicle Thefts 376 511
Arson 33 30

Violent Crimes in Turlock, CA in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Murder 2
Rape 16
Aggravated Assault 259
Robbery 103

Property Crimes in Turlock, CA in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Burglary 602
Larceny 1632
Motor Vehicle Theft 511
Arson 30

Larceny in Turlock, CA

Year Larceny
2006 1778
2008 1827
2009 1604
2010 1730
2011 1431
2012 1353
2013 1578
2014 1616
2015 1632

Arson in Turlock, CA

Year Arson
2006 21
2008 56
2009 46
2010 37
2011 20
2012 35
2013 44
2014 33
2015 30

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


Larceny in the state of California

Year Larceny
2006 666860
2007 652243
2008 650385
2009 615456
2010 600558
2011 596963
2012 635090
2013 621557
2014 592670
2015 656517

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