Parkland, FL Criminal and Public Records

Are you searching for criminal records or background information on someone in Parkland, FL? BeenVerified has access to public arrest records in Broward County that can help you identify criminal background history for individuals in and around the Parkland area. Parkland has a population of 30,177, which makes it the 86th largest city in Florida, and an average income of $130,107. We’ve compiled helpful crime statistics below, or you can look up a specific person’s criminal records.

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Crime in Parkland, FL

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 7 reported violent crimes and 186 reported property crimes in Parkland. This compares to 93,626 reported violent crimes and 570,270 reported property crimes statewide in Florida. This makes Parkland 270th in the state of Florida when it comes to violent crimes per 100k people.

The most common violent crime in Parkland was agg. assault, with 5 reported. The most common property crime was larceny, with 142 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.


Parkland Crime Rankings:

Statewide (2015)

  • Population: 86th
  • Violent Crimes: 144th (270th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 134th (260th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 89th (231st per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 175th (281st per 100k)
  • Burglary: 134th (268th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 167th (273rd per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 107th (261st per 100k)
  • Arson: 24th (99th per 100k)

Nationwide (2015)

  • Population: 1,338th
  • Violent Crimes: 626th (4,519th per 100k)
  • Murder: 77th (413th per 100k)
  • Rape: 190th (1,411th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 481st (3,799th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 340th (1,819th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 1,596th (7,148th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 688th (4,796th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 1,402nd (6,830th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 512th (3,107th per 100k)
  • Arson: 117th (800th per 100k)

In Broward County (2015)

  • Population: 20th
  • Violent Crimes: 24th (28th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 25th (27th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 24th (26th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 24th (27th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 23rd (27th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 24th (27th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 25th (27th per 100k)
  • Arson: 11th (15th per 100k)

General Data

  • Population: 30,177
  • Households: 8,240
  • Median Income: $130,107
  • Land Area: 13.892 miles2
  • Water Area: 0.474 miles2
  • Time Zone: EDT

Parkland, FL Crime Rate Information

Crime Category 2014 2015
Murder 1 0
Rape 0 0
Agg. Assault 4 5
Robbery 2 2
Burglary 31 40
Vehicle Thefts 6 4
Arson 0 1

Violent Crimes in Parkland, FL in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Murder 0
Rape 0
Aggravated Assault 5
Robbery 2

Property Crimes in Parkland, FL in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Burglary 40
Larceny 142
Motor Vehicle Theft 4
Arson 1

Robbery in Parkland, FL

Year Robbery
2006 3
2007 5
2008 3
2009 6
2010 1
2011 3
2012 4
2013 3
2014 2
2015 2

Burglary in Parkland, FL

Year Burglary
2006 48
2007 59
2008 42
2009 50
2010 56
2011 77
2012 52
2013 58
2014 31
2015 40

Florida 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.

All you need is a first name and last name to begin looking up someone’s criminal records. Try BeenVerified’s criminal records search.

You may also want to look at statewide reporting numbers.

Florida Statistics:

Crime Category 2014 2015
Violent Crimes 107521 93626
Murder 1149 1041
Rape 14614 12983
Agg. Assault 72895 63895
Robbery 24914 21137
Property Crimes 679446 570270
Burglary 143220 109268
Larceny 493647 420341
Vehicle Thefts 42579 40661
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 Parkland and compared them to the rates for that same crime in Florida and nationwide.


Robbery in the state of Florida

Year Robbery
2006 34147
2007 38162
2008 36273
2009 30911
2010 26086
2011 25622
2012 23889
2013 23200
2014 24914
2015 21137

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