Denton County Criminal and Public Records

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


Denton County is one of 205 counties in the state of Texas that we have criminal records data for. With a population of 30,115,864, it is the 1st 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 Denton County, try our Public Records Search.

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Crime in Denton County

2015 is the latest year we have criminal statistics for Denton County. In that year, there were 15,105 major violent crimes and 94,912 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, Denton County ranked 11th for violent crimes and 9th for property crimes.

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Denton County Crime Rate Information


Crime Category 2014 2015
Violent Crimes 10098 15105
Murder 131 206
Rape 1094 1626
Agg. Assault 4626 7727
Robbery 4247 5546
Property Crimes 66653 94912
Burglary 15069 20243
Larceny 43243 63542
Vehicle Thefts 8341 11127
Arson 438 539

Arson in Denton County, TX

Year Arson
2006 1450
2007 1220
2008 1220
2009 1054
2010 853
2011 808
2012 773
2013 694
2014 438
2015 539

Burglary in Denton County, TX

Year Burglary
2006 35789
2007 36493
2008 35636
2009 35006
2010 33804
2011 33471
2012 28464
2013 26751
2014 15069
2015 20243

Denton County Court Records


Search through Denton 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.


Denton County Vital Records


The resources below may contain data related to vital records for Denton 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.


Denton County Property & Assessor Records


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