District of Columbia Criminal and Public Records

Search District of Columbia public records using the resource links provided below. Look through dozens of databases that may include vital records containing death, birth records & court records containing arrest reports, jail & judicial records.

We’ve compiled free criminal & public records resources about District of Columbia. Below, we have a list of links to courthouses within District of Columbia as well as helpful criminal statistics. Courthouses are a great resource to find criminal records about specific people in District of Columbia. You can also try our in-depth public records search.

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Crime in District of Columbia vs District of Columbia

With 3,739,225 people, District of Columbia is the 1st most populous county in District of Columbia. For the last year we have data, there were 8,084 violent crimes committed in District of Columbia, which averages out to 1,202.6 crimes per 100,000 people. At that rate, District of Columbia ranked 1st statewide when it comes to violent crimes per person.

In terms of murder specifically, District of Columbia ranked 1st in the state with 0.000241 murders per person.

Finding Someone’s Criminal Records in District of Columbia

While general criminal statistics may be helpful, its possible you’re looking for a specific person’s criminal records. At BeenVerified, we’ve compiled extensive criminal & court records about specific people in District of Columbia. All you need to do is enter a first name and last name to begin searching. Narrowing down your search by age or city is helpful, but not required. Search someone’s criminal history.

You can also see criminal and arrest records for other District of Columbia counties.

District of Columbia Arrest Records by City

District of Columbia Crime Rate Information

Crime Category 2014 2015
Violent Crimes 7810 8084
Murder 105 162
Rape 470 494
Agg. Assault 4004 4024
Robbery 3231 3404
Property Crimes 33027 30359
Burglary 3463 2971
Larceny 25881 24194
Vehicle Thefts 3683 3194
Arson 0 0

Robbery in District of Columbia, DC

Year Robbery
2006 3604
2007 3985
2008 4154
2013 3660
2014 3231
2015 3404

Vehicle Thefts in District of Columbia, DC

Year Vehicle Thefts
2006 7057
2007 7323
2008 6191
2013 3147
2014 3683
2015 3194

District of Columbia Court Records

Below you will find information on District of Columbia clerk and courts. Use the resources below to perform a county docket search, case search or inmate lookup as a part of a basic background check. You may also be able to uncover circuit court records, outstanding warrants, sheriff and judicial records by visiting the clerk of courts site.

District of Columbia Vital Records

Find out more about vital records for District of Columbia, District of Columbia. Use the resource links below to get more information on marriage certificates, divorce records, birth certificates and death records. There may be a fee required by the county in order to access some of these public records.

District of Columbia Property & Assessor Records

Below you will find resources for District of Columbia property records. Search for lien and land records or get more information about recorder of deeds and property tax records.

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