Howell County Criminal and Public Records

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


Howell County is one of 112 counties in the state of Missouri that we have criminal records data for. With a population of 168,355, it is the 38th 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 Howell County, try our Public Records Search.

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Crime in Howell County

2015 is the latest year we have criminal statistics for Howell County. In that year, there were 61 major violent crimes and 707 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, Howell County ranked 569th for violent crimes and 802nd 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.


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Howell County Crime Rate Information


Crime Category 2014 2015
Violent Crimes 62 61
Murder 2 0
Rape 3 11
Agg. Assault 51 43
Robbery 6 7
Property Crimes 912 707
Burglary 125 102
Larceny 739 575
Vehicle Thefts 48 30
Arson 0 0

Murder in Howell County, MO

Year Murder
2006 1
2007 0
2008 0
2009 1
2010 0
2011 2
2012 0
2013 1
2014 2
2015 0

Robbery in Howell County, MO

Year Robbery
2006 7
2007 3
2008 7
2009 11
2010 7
2011 7
2012 3
2013 7
2014 6
2015 7

Howell County Court Records


  • Circuit Court
    PO Box 967
    West Plains, MO 65775
  • Howell County
    PO Box 967
    West Plains, MO 65775

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