Polk County Criminal and Public Records

Below you will find information and resources for Polk County public records. This includes arrest records, criminal data, judicial records, court & vital records.


Polk County is one of 60 counties in the state of Florida that we have criminal records data for. With a population of 2,088,621, it is the 12th most populous county in Florida. 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 Polk County, try our Public Records Search.

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Crime in Polk County

2015 is the latest year we have criminal statistics for Polk County. In that year, there were 902 major violent crimes and 9,178 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, Polk County ranked 212th for violent crimes and 164th for property crimes.

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Polk County Crime Rate Information


Crime Category 2014 2015
Violent Crimes 968 902
Murder 12 9
Rape 104 129
Agg. Assault 590 518
Robbery 262 246
Property Crimes 9983 9178
Burglary 2172 1708
Larceny 7398 6944
Vehicle Thefts 413 526
Arson 13 13

Vehicle Thefts in Polk County, FL

Year Vehicle Thefts
2006 774
2007 737
2008 780
2009 507
2010 454
2011 416
2012 353
2013 366
2014 413
2015 526

Robbery in Polk County, FL

Year Robbery
2006 452
2007 430
2008 448
2009 398
2010 323
2011 343
2012 267
2013 249
2014 262
2015 246

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