Galveston County Criminal and Public Records

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


Galveston County is one of 205 counties in the state of Texas that we have criminal records data for. With a population of 2,827,739, it is the 28th 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 Galveston County, try our Public Records Search.

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Crime in Galveston County

2015 is the latest year we have criminal statistics for Galveston County. In that year, there were 509 major violent crimes and 4,282 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, Galveston County ranked 256th for violent crimes and 218th 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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Galveston County Crime Rate Information


Crime Category 2014 2015
Violent Crimes 594 509
Murder 9 5
Rape 85 107
Agg. Assault 294 236
Robbery 206 161
Property Crimes 5937 4282
Burglary 1162 785
Larceny 4345 3149
Vehicle Thefts 430 348
Arson 19 21

Agg. Assault in Galveston County, TX

Year Agg. Assault
2006 505
2007 640
2008 432
2009 529
2010 410
2011 342
2012 332
2013 248
2014 294
2015 236

Murder in Galveston County, TX

Year Murder
2006 10
2007 14
2008 11
2009 15
2010 12
2011 12
2012 7
2013 9
2014 9
2015 5

Galveston County Court Records


Search through Galveston 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.


Galveston County Vital Records


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


Galveston County Property & Assessor Records


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