Polk County Criminal and Public Records

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

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Crime in Polk County vs Missouri

With 127,895 people, Polk County is the 50th most populous county in Missouri. For the last year we have data, there were 67 violent crimes committed in Polk County, which averages out to 837.4 crimes per 100,000 people. At that rate, Polk County ranked 53rd statewide when it comes to violent crimes per person.

In terms of murder specifically, Polk County ranked 14th in the state with 0 murders per person.

Finding Someone’s Criminal Records in Polk 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 Polk 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.

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Polk County Crime Rate Information


Crime Category 2014 2015
Violent Crimes 61 67
Murder 0 0
Rape 5 6
Agg. Assault 52 54
Robbery 4 7
Property Crimes 542 593
Burglary 102 107
Larceny 418 458
Vehicle Thefts 22 28
Arson 0 2

Violent Crimes in Polk County, MO

Year Violent Crimes
2006 70
2007 86
2008 1
2009 118
2010 22
2011 54
2012 50
2013 52
2014 61
2015 67

Larceny in Polk County, MO

Year Larceny
2006 363
2007 282
2008 288
2009 285
2010 286
2011 251
2012 284
2013 347
2014 418
2015 458

Polk County Court Records


Below you will find information on Polk 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.


Polk County Vital Records


Find out more about vital records for Polk 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.


Polk County Property & Assessor Records


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