Bristol County Criminal and Public Records

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


Bristol County is one of 5 counties in the state of Rhode Island that we have criminal records data for. With a population of 475,399, it is the 5th most populous county in Rhode Island. 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 Bristol County, try our Public Records Search.

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Crime in Bristol County

2015 is the latest year we have criminal statistics for Bristol County. In that year, there were 44 major violent crimes and 544 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, Bristol County ranked 586th for violent crimes and 884th 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 Rhode Island counties.


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Bristol County Crime Rate Information


Crime Category 2014 2015
Violent Crimes 32 44
Rape 3 13
Agg. Assault 26 24
Robbery 3 7
Property Crimes 651 544
Burglary 99 107
Larceny 525 424
Vehicle Thefts 27 13
Arson 3 23

Property Crimes in Bristol County, RI

Year Property Crimes
2006 818
2007 442
2008 896
2009 775
2010 696
2011 742
2012 719
2013 797
2014 651
2015 544

Burglary in Bristol County, RI

Year Burglary
2006 118
2007 62
2008 132
2009 138
2010 104
2011 152
2012 146
2013 133
2014 99
2015 107

Bristol County Court Records


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