Lawrence County Criminal and Public Records

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We’ve compiled free criminal & public records resources about Lawrence County. Below, we have a list of links to courthouses within Lawrence County as well as helpful criminal statistics. Courthouses are a great resource to find criminal records about specific people in Lawrence County. You can also try our in-depth public records search.

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Crime in Lawrence County vs Missouri

With 256,563 people, Lawrence County is the 24th most populous county in Missouri. For the last year we have data, there were 143 violent crimes committed in Lawrence County, which averages out to 3,240.9 crimes per 100,000 people. At that rate, Lawrence County ranked 12th statewide when it comes to violent crimes per person.

In terms of murder specifically, Lawrence County ranked 12th in the state with 0.000447 murders per person.

Finding Someone’s Criminal Records in Lawrence County

While general criminal statistics may be helpful, its possible you’re looking for a specific person’s criminal records. At BeenVerified, we’ve compiled extensive criminal & court records about specific people in Lawrence County. All you need to do is enter a first name and last name to begin searching. Narrowing down your search by age or city is helpful, but not required. Search someone’s criminal history.

You can also see criminal and arrest records for other Missouri counties.


Lawrence County Arrest Records by City

Lawrence County Crime Rate Information


Crime Category 2014 2015
Violent Crimes 144 143
Murder 0 3
Rape 9 11
Agg. Assault 129 121
Robbery 6 8
Property Crimes 980 999
Burglary 228 203
Larceny 714 741
Vehicle Thefts 38 55
Arson 4 5

Robbery in Lawrence County, MO

Year Robbery
2006 9
2007 12
2008 4
2009 10
2010 5
2011 13
2012 9
2013 9
2014 6
2015 8

Agg. Assault in Lawrence County, MO

Year Agg. Assault
2006 68
2007 67
2008 68
2009 84
2010 69
2011 92
2012 112
2013 81
2014 129
2015 121

Lawrence County Court Records


Below you will find information on Lawrence County clerk and courts. Use the resources below to perform a county docket search, case search or inmate lookup as a part of a basic background check. You may also be able to uncover circuit court records, outstanding warrants, sheriff and judicial records by visiting the clerk of courts site.


  • Circuit Court
    240 N Main, #110
    Mt Vernon, MO 65712
  • Lawrence County
    PO Box 449
    Mount Vernon, MO 65712

Lawrence County Vital Records


Find out more about vital records for Lawrence County, Missouri. Use the resource links below to get more information on marriage certificates, divorce records, birth certificates and death records. There may be a fee required by the county in order to access some of these public records.


Lawrence County Property & Assessor Records


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