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Search the City of Detroit, public records using best found research sources online. This City zip code is 48201 with a total population of 713,777. Look up recorded information of Detroit, including demographics and local economy. Link to all levels of Detroit, government and their sites with services which provide public information. Current economy, business and housing data. Read about up to date current events and what is occurring in the City of Detroit. Find out about the background of residents and recorded statistics. Request criminal records specific to the City of Detroit, from law enforcement departments with access to the state's repository with official background check of arrests and convicted felonies. Access a directory aimed toward producing open public records and instant information available online. Detroit sources are added on a regular basis for the best and most current services.
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  • What is a Capias?
    A "Capias" is issued by a judge, similar to a warrant when a defendant fails to comply with a court order and law enforcement is tasked with taking the person into custody. However, a capias does not always require the individual to be taken into custody; many results in the law enforcement officer are having to re-cite with a new court date. Capias warrants, also called bench warrants, can originate from civil courts, family cases, failure to pay a fine, or an appearance before the judge or magistrate. Capias generally contains the name or physical description of the defendant, state the offense the perpetrator is accused of, provides information about when the accused committed the crime and includes the signature of the individual making the affidavit.
  • How do I find the Owner/Manager of the Boost Mobile Business at 6236 Michigan Ave48210?
    The state of Michigan's corporations division has a free public business entity search. I was able to pull up companies by name, not by address, however, you will be able to view a list of companies, llc's and others. From the list you can see the details about the entities including the address. The entities can be searched by name, keyword or identification number. Since the search is free, you can try different keywords to thoroughly check that database. You will need to get all names associated to the business as possible. Use the serps to view the underlying name of the business, you can do that with the parent company's site. The parent company search will show the full name of the business, for example when the owner's name is included in the business name. Once you have the full name, the keyword search can show more results to find the owner's name.
  • Where can I findthe meaning of "clearance rate", in the criminal justice system?
    The "Clearance Rate" or more precisely "Homicide Clearance Rate" in the criminal justice terms means the rate or percentage of charges brought in homicide cases. Police make reports of incidents, these reports in turn are used for statistics. The number of charges filed are compared to the reports (of homicide in this instance) and the percentage is calculated. Police reports are the source of many crime statistics.
  • Where can I findwhat is a public information officer?
    A public information officer is generally a representative a particular government agency in releasing events, data, records and so forth that are deemed open to the public. You can sometimes see them on television releasing information to news reporters on the behalf of a police department in regard to certain events. It can also be a staff member in charge of records, documentation of government data. There are many types information deemed as government data open to the public. The latest back and forth battles have been around government employee emails. Other issues such as what should be released is also a matter of debate, an example of this are companies that deal with government entities and even act on their behalf. If ATT and the government have a deal, does the public have a right to have the details released under the freedom information act.
  • Where can I find access to local background checks and their advantages?
    A background check is a general description of looking into a person's history and records but is not specific enough to tell what is included. Some background checks can go as far as verifying education history, such as college degrees, certifications, and so on, in addition to criminal checks. Most records searched are generally statewide, whether a simple address search to driving history or others provided by state agencies. Criminal records, however, can be found through various levels of government, which means they can be accessed locally. Criminal records on a local level can be sought from county sheriffs or police departments, providing various types of reports from incidents to arrests and persons in custody.
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Detroit, MI Crime Records (Updated 12/08/2022)
  • Violent Crime:
    13,040
  • Murder And Nonnegligent Manslaughter:
    275
  • Rape:
    952
  • Robbery:
    2,346
  • Aggravated Assault:
    9,467
  • Property Crime:
    28,550
  • Burglary:
    6,820
  • Larceny Theft:
    14,844
  • Motor Vehicle Theft:
    6,886
  • Arson:
    789
Detroit, MI Census Data
  • Information About People and Demographics

  • Total population of residents
    713,777
  • White resident population recorded
    75,758
  • Black or African American resident population recorded
    590,226
  • American Indian and Alaska native resident population recorded
    2,636
  • Asian resident population recorded
    7,559
  • Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander resident population recorded
    129
  • Hispanic or Latino of any race resident population recorded
    48,679
  • Resident population of some other race recorded
    21,569
  • Resident population of two or more races recorded
    15,900
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