Providence County Criminal and Public Records

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

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Crime in Providence County vs Rhode Island

With 5,795,694 people, Providence County is the 1st most populous county in Rhode Island. For the last year we have data, there were 2,039 violent crimes committed in Providence County, which averages out to 3,331.8 crimes per 100,000 people. At that rate, Providence County ranked 1st statewide when it comes to violent crimes per person.

In terms of murder specifically, Providence County ranked 1st in the state with 0.00026 murders per person.

Finding Someone’s Criminal Records in Providence 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 Providence 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 Rhode Island counties.


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Providence County Crime Rate Information


Crime Category 2014 2015
Violent Crimes 1808 2039
Murder 25 22
Rape 230 294
Agg. Assault 1082 1226
Robbery 471 497
Property Crimes 15247 13496
Burglary 3651 2854
Larceny 10117 9544
Vehicle Thefts 1479 1098
Arson 93 91

Violent Crimes in Providence County, RI

Year Violent Crimes
2006 1857
2007 1373
2008 2095
2009 1942
2010 1987
2011 741
2012 1936
2013 2167
2014 1808
2015 2039

Rape in Providence County, RI

Year Rape
2006 164
2007 101
2008 165
2009 143
2010 171
2011 116
2012 185
2013 0
2014 230
2015 294

Providence County Court Records


Below you will find information on Providence 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.


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