Wayne County Criminal and Arrest Records

Wayne County is one of 75 counties in the state of Michigan that we have criminal records data for. With a population of 16,258,239, it is the 1st most populous county in Michigan. 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 Wayne County, try our Public Records Search.

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Crime in Wayne County

2015 is the latest year we have criminal statistics for Wayne County. In that year, there were 15,559 major violent crimes and 50,008 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, Wayne County ranked 9th for violent crimes and 27th for property crimes.

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

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Wayne County Crime Rate Information


Crime Category 2014 2015
Violent Crimes 16924 15559
Murder 318 323
Rape 944 951
Agg. Assault 11352 9969
Robbery 4310 4316
Property Crimes 55124 50008
Burglary 13357 12070
Larceny 29076 30024
Vehicle Thefts 12691 7914
Arson 594 951

Robbery in Wayne County, MI

Year Robbery
2006 8395
2007 7636
2008 7042
2009 7031
2010 6590
2011 5900
2013 5858
2014 4310
2015 4316

Rape in Wayne County, MI

Year Rape
2006 935
2007 624
2008 568
2009 628
2010 768
2011 741
2013 0
2014 944
2015 951

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