Cuyahoga County Criminal and Public Records

Below you will find information and resources for Cuyahoga County public records. This may include arrests, court cases, vital records, marriage licenses and birth certificates.


Cuyahoga County is one of 86 counties in the state of Ohio that we have criminal records data for. With a population of 8,690,369, it is the 5th most populous county in Ohio. 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 Cuyahoga County, try our Public Records Search.

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Crime in Cuyahoga County

2015 is the latest year we have criminal statistics for Cuyahoga County. In that year, there were 543 major violent crimes and 7,299 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, Cuyahoga County ranked 283rd for violent crimes and 202nd for property crimes.

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Cuyahoga County Crime Rate Information


Crime Category 2014 2015
Violent Crimes 5937 543
Murder 75 8
Rape 568 60
Agg. Assault 1954 218
Robbery 3340 257
Property Crimes 30395 7299
Burglary 8739 1034
Larceny 17212 5735
Vehicle Thefts 4444 530
Arson 342 28

Cuyahoga County Court Records


Search through Cuyahoga 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.


Cuyahoga County Vital Records


The resources below may contain data related to vital records for Cuyahoga County, Ohio. 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.


Cuyahoga County Property & Assessor Records


Search through property records for Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Use the resources below to find property tax records, recorder of deeds information, lien and land records.


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