Harris County Criminal and Public Records

Search Harris County public records using the resource links provided below. Look through dozens of databases that may include vital records containing death, birth records & court records containing arrest reports, jail & judicial records.


We’ve compiled free criminal & public records resources about Harris County. Below, we have a list of links to courthouses within Harris County as well as helpful criminal statistics. Courthouses are a great resource to find criminal records about specific people in Harris County. You can also try our in-depth public records search.

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Crime in Harris County vs Texas

With 29,401,011 people, Harris County is the 2nd most populous county in Texas. For the last year we have data, there were 24,033 violent crimes committed in Harris County, which averages out to 7,668.4 crimes per 100,000 people. At that rate, Harris County ranked 3rd statewide when it comes to violent crimes per person.

In terms of murder specifically, Harris County ranked 1st in the state with 0.000469 murders per person.

Finding Someone’s Criminal Records in Harris County

While general criminal statistics may be helpful, its possible you’re looking for a specific person’s criminal records. At BeenVerified, we’ve compiled extensive criminal & court records about specific people in Harris County. All you need to do is enter a first name and last name to begin searching. Narrowing down your search by age or city is helpful, but not required. Search someone’s criminal history.

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


Harris County Arrest Records by City

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

Harris County Court Records


Below you will find information on Harris County clerk and courts. Use the resources below to perform a county docket search, case search or inmate lookup as a part of a basic background check. You may also be able to uncover circuit court records, outstanding warrants, sheriff and judicial records by visiting the clerk of courts site.


Harris County Vital Records


Find out more about vital records for Harris County, Texas. Use the resource links below to get more information on marriage certificates, divorce records, birth certificates and death records. There may be a fee required by the county in order to access some of these public records.


Harris County Property & Assessor Records


Below you will find resources for Harris County property records. Search for lien and land records or get more information about recorder of deeds and property tax records.


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