Buchanan County Criminal and Public Records

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


Buchanan County is one of 112 counties in the state of Missouri that we have criminal records data for. With a population of 775,335, it is the 12th most populous county in Missouri. 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 Buchanan County, try our Public Records Search.

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Crime in Buchanan County

2015 is the latest year we have criminal statistics for Buchanan County. In that year, there were 402 major violent crimes and 4,564 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, Buchanan County ranked 332nd for violent crimes and 293rd 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 Missouri counties.


Buchanan County Arrest Records by City

Buchanan County Crime Rate Information


Crime Category 2014 2015
Violent Crimes 351 402
Murder 2 7
Rape 56 63
Agg. Assault 204 246
Robbery 89 86
Property Crimes 4312 4564
Burglary 683 853
Larceny 3310 3258
Vehicle Thefts 319 453
Arson 12 21

Arson in Buchanan County, MO

Year Arson
2006 46
2007 16
2008 23
2009 20
2010 17
2011 17
2012 25
2013 16
2014 12
2015 21

Larceny in Buchanan County, MO

Year Larceny
2006 2796
2007 2835
2008 2663
2009 2656
2010 2553
2011 2880
2012 3350
2013 3254
2014 3310
2015 3258

Buchanan County Court Records


Search through Buchanan 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.


Buchanan County Vital Records


The resources below may contain data related to vital records for Buchanan County, Missouri. 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.


Buchanan County Property & Assessor Records


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