DeKalb County Criminal and Public Records

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


DeKalb County is one of 148 counties in the state of Georgia that we have criminal records data for. With a population of 5,677,703, it is the 2nd most populous county in Georgia. 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 DeKalb County, try our Public Records Search.

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Crime in DeKalb County

2015 is the latest year we have criminal statistics for DeKalb County. In that year, there were 526 major violent crimes and 5,892 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, DeKalb County ranked 42nd for violent crimes and 47th for property crimes.

To learn more about crimes in specific localities, please review our city pages.

You can also see criminal and court records for other Georgia counties.


DeKalb County Arrest Records by City

DeKalb County Crime Rate Information


Crime Category 2014 2015
Violent Crimes 499 526
Murder 3 7
Rape 9 12
Agg. Assault 229 245
Robbery 258 262
Property Crimes 5699 5892
Burglary 894 780
Larceny 4332 4636
Vehicle Thefts 473 476
Arson 4 2

Property Crimes in DeKalb County, GA

Year Property Crimes
2006 1728
2007 2642
2008 2840
2009 2557
2010 3434
2011 3552
2012 3593
2013 3247
2014 5699
2015 5892

Arson in DeKalb County, GA

Year Arson
2006 0
2007 0
2008 0
2009 3
2010 0
2011 1
2012 0
2013 0
2014 4
2015 2

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