Franklin County Criminal and Public Records

Below you will find information and resources for Franklin County public records. This includes vital, court, property search and assessor records.


Franklin County is one of 86 counties in the state of Ohio that we have criminal records data for. With a population of 9,218,945, it is the 1st 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 Franklin County, try our Public Records Search.

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Crime in Franklin County

2015 is the latest year we have criminal statistics for Franklin County. In that year, there were 4,944 major violent crimes and 39,381 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, Franklin County ranked 50th for violent crimes and 33rd for property crimes.

To learn more about crimes in specific localities, please review our city pages.

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Franklin County Crime Rate Information


Crime Category 2014 2015
Violent Crimes 4843 4944
Murder 85 88
Rape 791 871
Agg. Assault 1707 1570
Robbery 2260 2415
Property Crimes 41629 39381
Burglary 10166 8251
Larceny 28336 27810
Vehicle Thefts 3127 3320
Arson 30 435

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