Belleville, MI Criminal and Public Records

Are you searching for criminal records or background information on someone in Belleville, MI? BeenVerified has access to public arrest records in Wayne County that can help you identify criminal background history for individuals in and around the Belleville area. Belleville has a population of 3,880, which makes it the 241st largest city in Michigan, and an average income of $45,452. We’ve compiled helpful crime statistics below, or you can look up a specific person’s criminal records.

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Crime in Belleville, MI

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 16 reported violent crimes and 78 reported property crimes in Belleville. This compares to 41,231 reported violent crimes and 187,101 reported property crimes statewide in Michigan. This makes Belleville 70th in the state of Michigan when it comes to violent crimes per 100k people.

The most common violent crime in Belleville was agg. assault, with 8 reported. The most common property crime was larceny, with 61 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.


Belleville Crime Rankings:

Statewide (2015)

  • Population: 241st
  • Violent Crimes: 92nd (70th per 100k)
  • Rape: 42nd (33rd per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 78th (97th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 53rd (62nd per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 166th (132nd per 100k)
  • Burglary: 110th (119th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 166th (125th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 74th (97th per 100k)

Nationwide (2015)

  • Population: 5,176th
  • Violent Crimes: 617th (1,592nd per 100k)
  • Murder: 77th (413th per 100k)
  • Rape: 185th (190th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 478th (2,097th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 340th (1,369th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 1,704th (3,835th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 715th (3,300th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 1,483rd (3,545th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 512th (2,227th per 100k)
  • Arson: 117th (825th per 100k)

In Wayne County (2015)

  • Population: 37th
  • Violent Crimes: 24th (13th per 100k)
  • Rape: 15th (1st per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 27th (16th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 25th (17th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 32nd (19th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 30th (18th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 31st (14th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 33rd (29th per 100k)

General Data

  • Population: 3,880
  • Households: 1,617
  • Median Income: $45,452
  • Land Area: 1.136 miles2
  • Water Area: 0.064 miles2
  • Time Zone: EST

Belleville, MI Crime Rate Information

Crime Category 2014 2015
Rape 1 6
Agg. Assault 7 8
Robbery 0 2
Burglary 9 13
Vehicle Thefts 1 4
Arson 0 0

Violent Crimes in Belleville, MI in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Rape 6
Aggravated Assault 8
Robbery 2

Property Crimes in Belleville, MI in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Burglary 13
Larceny 61
Motor Vehicle Theft 4
Arson 0

Property Crimes in Belleville, MI

Year Property Crimes
2007 146
2008 104
2009 118
2010 122
2011 102
2013 84
2014 63
2015 78

Agg. Assault in Belleville, MI

Year Agg. Assault
2007 1
2008 6
2009 3
2010 6
2011 10
2013 3
2014 7
2015 8

Michigan 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.

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You may also want to look at statewide reporting numbers.

Michigan Statistics:

Crime Category 2014 2015
Violent Crimes 42348 41231
Rape 10322 10613
Agg. Assault 27519 26414
Robbery 8021 7796
Property Crimes 202547 187101
Burglary 44184 40041
Larceny 137206 131296
Vehicle Thefts 21157 15764
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 Belleville and compared them to the rates for that same crime in Michigan and nationwide.


Property Crimes in the state of Michigan

Year Property Crimes
2006 324351
2007 308775
2008 293585
2009 282918
2010 268201
2011 257979
2012 250101
2013 230334
2014 202547
2015 187101

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