Winnebago County Criminal and Public Records

Below you will find information and resources for Winnebago County public records. This may include arrests, court cases, vital records, marriage licenses and birth certificates.


Winnebago County is one of 96 counties in the state of Illinois that we have criminal records data for. With a population of 1,901,608, it is the 8th most populous county in Illinois. 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 Winnebago County, try our Public Records Search.

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Crime in Winnebago County

2015 is the latest year we have criminal statistics for Winnebago County. In that year, there were 2,549 major violent crimes and 7,447 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, Winnebago County ranked 93rd for violent crimes and 199th 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 Illinois counties.


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Winnebago County Crime Rate Information


Crime Category 2014 2015
Violent Crimes 2004 2549
Murder 17 20
Rape 154 173
Agg. Assault 1392 1818
Robbery 441 538
Property Crimes 7862 7447
Burglary 1953 1706
Larceny 5482 5177
Vehicle Thefts 427 564
Arson 85 68

Winnebago County Court Records


Search through Winnebago County clerk of court records to uncover information from dozens of public records databases. Perform a basic background check or use the resources below to conduct a case lookup, jail inmate search or a county court docket search. Some resources may contain information on warrants, sheriff and judicial records.


Winnebago County Vital Records


The resources below may contain data related to vital records for Winnebago County, Illinois. Search through divorce records and marriage licenses, as well as death certificates and birth records to uncover information you are looking for. You may need to provide proof of identity to access some of these records.


Winnebago County Property & Assessor Records


Search through property records for Winnebago County, Illinois. Use the resources below to find property tax records, recorder of deeds information, lien and land records.


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