Dallas County Criminal and Public Records

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


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.

You can also see criminal and court records for other Texas counties.


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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

Dallas County Court Records


Search through Dallas 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.


Dallas County Vital Records


The resources below may contain data related to vital records for Dallas County, Texas. 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.


Dallas County Property & Assessor Records


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


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