Dallas County Criminal and Arrest Records

Dallas County is one of 205 counties in the state of Texas that we have criminal records data for. With a population of 28,462,727, it is the 3rd most populous county in Texas. 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 Dallas County, try our Public Records Search.

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Crime in Dallas County

2015 is the latest year we have criminal statistics for Dallas County. In that year, there were 3,551 major violent crimes and 37,250 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, Dallas County ranked 12th for violent crimes and 10th for property crimes.

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

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Dallas County Crime Rate Information


Crime Category 2014 2015
Violent Crimes 3232 3551
Murder 29 51
Rape 400 468
Agg. Assault 1621 1674
Robbery 1182 1358
Property Crimes 37478 37250
Burglary 7011 6701
Larceny 26650 26510
Vehicle Thefts 3817 4039
Arson 128 104

Rape in Dallas County, TX

Year Rape
2006 269
2007 295
2008 306
2009 263
2010 262
2011 254
2012 255
2013 247
2014 400
2015 468

Property Crimes in Dallas County, TX

Year Property Crimes
2006 45763
2007 47554
2008 49328
2009 49160
2010 45904
2011 45035
2012 40752
2013 41674
2014 37478
2015 37250

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