Livonia, MI Criminal and Public Records

Are you searching for criminal records or background information on someone in Livonia, 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 Livonia area. Livonia has a population of 94,635, which makes it the 9th largest city in Michigan, and an average income of $70,125. We’ve compiled helpful crime statistics below, or you can look up a specific person’s criminal records.

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Crime in Livonia, 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 146 reported violent crimes and 1857 reported property crimes in Livonia. This compares to 41,231 reported violent crimes and 187,101 reported property crimes statewide in Michigan. This makes Livonia 208th in the state of Michigan when it comes to violent crimes per 100k people.

The most common violent crime in Livonia was agg. assault, with 105 reported. The most common property crime was larceny, with 1,481 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.


Livonia Crime Rankings:

Statewide (2015)

  • Population: 9th
  • Violent Crimes: 33rd (208th per 100k)
  • Murder: 10th (55th per 100k)
  • Rape: 29th (242nd per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 30th (181st per 100k)
  • Robbery: 37th (116th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 12th (143rd per 100k)
  • Burglary: 27th (222nd per 100k)
  • Larceny: 10th (128th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 11th (43rd per 100k)
  • Arson: 17th (125th per 100k)

Nationwide (2015)

  • Population: 315th
  • Violent Crimes: 487th (3,314th per 100k)
  • Murder: 77th (406th per 100k)
  • Rape: 172nd (1,225th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 381st (2,895th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 321st (1,665th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 509th (3,965th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 539th (4,283rd per 100k)
  • Larceny: 457th (3,594th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 335th (1,452nd per 100k)
  • Arson: 111th (760th per 100k)

In Wayne County (2015)

  • Population: 3rd
  • Violent Crimes: 11th (24th per 100k)
  • Murder: 5th (14th per 100k)
  • Rape: 6th (28th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 11th (24th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 15th (27th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 3rd (21st per 100k)
  • Burglary: 10th (27th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 3rd (15th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 5th (22nd per 100k)
  • Arson: 6th (17th per 100k)

General Data

  • Population: 94,635
  • Households: 37,199
  • Median Income: $70,125
  • Land Area: 35.695 miles2
  • Water Area: 0.159 miles2
  • Time Zone: EST

Livonia, MI Crime Rate Information

Crime Category 2014 2015
Murder 1 1
Rape 16 19
Agg. Assault 83 105
Robbery 20 21
Burglary 207 190
Vehicle Thefts 148 186
Arson 3 7

Violent Crimes in Livonia, MI in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Murder 1
Rape 19
Aggravated Assault 105
Robbery 21

Property Crimes in Livonia, MI in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Burglary 190
Larceny 1481
Motor Vehicle Theft 186
Arson 7

Larceny in Livonia, MI

Year Larceny
2006 1639
2007 1730
2008 1526
2009 1580
2010 1503
2011 1589
2013 1498
2014 1417
2015 1481

Arson in Livonia, MI

Year Arson
2006 15
2007 21
2008 26
2009 13
2010 10
2011 11
2013 11
2014 3
2015 7

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
Murder 535 571
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 Livonia and compared them to the rates for that same crime in Michigan and nationwide.


Larceny in the state of Michigan

Year Larceny
2006 198227
2007 191196
2008 183168
2009 177720
2010 166980
2011 160887
2012 159321
2013 149423
2014 137206
2015 131296

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