Sammamish, WA Criminal and Public Records

Are you searching for criminal records or background information on someone in Sammamish, WA? BeenVerified has access to public arrest records in King County that can help you identify criminal background history for individuals in and around the Sammamish area. Sammamish has a population of 52,253, which makes it the 22nd largest city in Washington, and an average income of $147,349. We’ve compiled helpful crime statistics below, or you can look up a specific person’s criminal records.

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Crime in Sammamish, WA

One of the first ways to gauge crime is to look at the reported crimes in that city over a year’s time. Keep in mind that you cannot compare one city’s reported crimes to another city’s reported crimes without also understanding any differences in population. In addition, the reported crime rate and the actual crime rate may be very different; crimes such as forcible rape are notoriously underreported, while crimes like motor vehicle theft have higher reporting rates.

In 2015, there were 12 reported violent crimes and 392 reported property crimes in Sammamish. This compares to 20,394 reported violent crimes and 248,369 reported property crimes statewide in Washington. This makes Sammamish 163rd in the state of Washington when it comes to violent crimes per 100k people.

The most common violent crime in Sammamish was rape, with 5 reported. The most common property crime was larceny, with 304 reported.

In addition to these major crimes, there were a number of other offenses committed, but most of those were charged as misdemeanors. Our charts below have much more information.


Sammamish Crime Rankings:

Statewide (2015)

  • Population: 22nd
  • Violent Crimes: 63rd (163rd per 100k)
  • Rape: 35th (120th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 60th (155th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 46th (117th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 72nd (176th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 64th (167th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 68th (173rd per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 77th (166th per 100k)
  • Arson: 22nd (80th per 100k)

Nationwide (2015)

  • Population: 733rd
  • Violent Crimes: 621st (4,529th per 100k)
  • Murder: 77th (413th per 100k)
  • Rape: 186th (1,331st per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 482nd (3,885th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 339th (1,830th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 1,391st (6,880th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 649th (4,684th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 1,241st (6,526th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 507th (3,073rd per 100k)
  • Arson: 114th (758th per 100k)

In King County (2015)

  • Population: 10th
  • Violent Crimes: 18th (31st per 100k)
  • Rape: 16th (24th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 19th (32nd per 100k)
  • Robbery: 18th (25th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 20th (35th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 21st (33rd per 100k)
  • Larceny: 19th (35th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 26th (36th per 100k)
  • Arson: 11th (18th per 100k)

General Data

  • Population: 52,253
  • Households: 16,201
  • Median Income: $147,349
  • Land Area: 20.374 miles2
  • Water Area: 3.6 miles2
  • Time Zone: PDT

Sammamish, WA Crime Rate Information

Crime Category 2014 2015
Murder 1 0
Rape 3 5
Agg. Assault 3 4
Robbery 1 3
Burglary 131 79
Vehicle Thefts 23 9
Arson 6 4

Violent Crimes in Sammamish, WA in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Murder 0
Rape 5
Aggravated Assault 4
Robbery 3

Property Crimes in Sammamish, WA in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Burglary 79
Larceny 304
Motor Vehicle Theft 9
Arson 4

Rape in Sammamish, WA

Year Rape
2006 5
2007 2
2008 6
2009 5
2010 6
2011 8
2012 7
2013 4
2014 3
2015 5

Robbery in Sammamish, WA

Year Robbery
2006 1
2007 3
2008 3
2009 2
2010 4
2011 1
2012 1
2013 1
2014 1
2015 3

Washington Criminal Statistics:


Criminal Records Lookup

Do you want to lookup a specific individual’s criminal records? While a criminal background check may be important, it is important to understand that that the presence or absence of some criminal history may not be indicative of a person’s actual criminal behavior. People can be arrested for and charged with crimes that they did not commit, while other people may never be charged with crimes that they did commit. Therefore, when looking at an individual’s criminal background, it is important to understand the differences between arrests, charges, and convictions. It is equally important to understand that the absence of a criminal record does not guarantee that a person has not engaged in criminal behavior or will not engage in future criminal behavior.

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You may also want to look at statewide reporting numbers.

Washington Statistics:

Crime Category 2014 2015
Violent Crimes 20136 20394
Murder 174 211
Rape 4866 4898
Agg. Assault 11627 12029
Robbery 5640 5449
Property Crimes 261706 248369
Burglary 55290 50993
Larceny 175769 170509
Vehicle Thefts 30647 26867
Arson 0 0

While the overall numbers can help you find some information, the crime rate is more informative. The crime rate can be reported in various ways; here we have chosen to report the crime rate as incidents per 1,000 people. By looking at the crime rate in a city, you can determine whether that city is more or less dangerous than surrounding cities. Here, we have compiled comparisons of the rate for various crimes in Sammamish and compared them to the rates for that same crime in Washington and nationwide.


Rape in the state of Washington

Year Rape
2006 2746
2007 2629
2008 2628
2009 2539
2010 2562
2011 2290
2012 2193
2013 4370
2014 4866
2015 4898

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