Harris County Criminal and Arrest Records

Harris County is one of 205 counties in the state of Texas that we have criminal records data for. With a population of 29,401,011, it is the 2nd 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 Harris County, try our Public Records Search.

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Crime in Harris County

2015 is the latest year we have criminal statistics for Harris County. In that year, there were 24,033 major violent crimes and 120,565 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, Harris County ranked 5th for violent crimes and 4th for property crimes.

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Harris County Crime Rate Information


Crime Category 2014 2015
Violent Crimes 23862 24033
Murder 266 318
Rape 1151 1329
Agg. Assault 11704 11449
Robbery 10741 10937
Property Crimes 125135 120565
Burglary 25152 23098
Larceny 83503 81813
Vehicle Thefts 16480 15654
Arson 778 758

Larceny in Harris County, TX

Year Larceny
2006 88140
2007 90201
2008 84750
2009 95168
2010 92431
2011 85058
2012 84384
2013 89088
2014 83503
2015 81813

Murder in Harris County, TX

Year Murder
2006 398
2007 369
2008 325
2009 310
2010 298
2011 217
2012 239
2013 230
2014 266
2015 318

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