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California Criminal Records

  • California has 32,845,783 total people (FBI, 2018).
  • California is the 1st largest state by population.

Court System

  1. The Superior Courts are California's trial courts and they have jurisdiction over all criminal and civil cases.
  2. The Courts of Appeal have appellate jurisdiction in cases where the Superior Court has original jurisdiction. This court has original jurisdiction in habeas corpus, mandamus certiorari, and prohibition proceedings, like the Supreme Court.
  3. The Supreme Court has original jurisdiction in habeas corpus, mandamus, certiorari, and prohibition cases. They also have the authority to review cases from the Courts of Appeal and adopt rules governing the conduct of judges and the conduct of judicial candidates in their campaigns.

Crime Statistics for California (FBI, 2018)

Crime Category Reported Cases National Rank
Violent Crime 148,260 1st / 49 (Very High)
Murder 1,468 1st / 49 (Very High)
Rape 0 1st / 49 (Very High)
Robbery 50,911 1st / 49 (Very High)
Aggravated Assault 83,400 1st / 49 (Very High)
Property Crime 0 1st / 49 (Very High)
Burglary 146,640 1st / 49 (Very High)
Larceny Theft 566,452 1st / 49 (Very High)
Motor Vehicle Theft 143,516 1st / 49 (Very High)

Criminal Records in California

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