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Michigan State Police
SOR Section
7150 Harris Dr
Lansing, MI   48913

p (517) 322-4938     f (517) 322-4957

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Michigan State Police, Criminal History Section
Criminal Justice Information Center
7150 Harris Dr
Lansing, MI   48913

p (517) 322-1956     f (517) 322-0635

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Michigan Department of Corrections
Central Records Office
PO Box 30003
Lansing, MI   48909

p (517) 373-3651     f (517) 373-2558

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Michigan Crime Stats

Michigan Criminal Records Statistics

Michigan Criminal Records Statistics

Recorded crime total for 2006: 299,264

Number of crimes per capita: 4652.82

Most "dangerous" Michigan city: Fruitport

Crime Threat Level: 7

Other states with a crime threat level of 7:
Arizona - Georgia - Illinois - Maryland - Missouri - Nevada - South Carolina

Michigan Criminal Activity Breakdown

Michigan Criminal Activity Breakdown

Murders: 640
Rapes: 3,268
Robberies: 13,447
Assaults: 31,280
Property Crime: 148,701

Michigan exceeds the national average in:
Murder, Rape, Robbery, Assult, Burglary, Vehicle Theft

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Tips on michigan Background Searches

If you are an individual that is interested in finding Michigan criminal records you will be able to access them through the internet. There are various sites that are dedicated to this very cause.

If you use one of these Michigan criminal records search sites they will return results to you in under a minute. They are able to do this because they are connected to various databases around the state, which hold these electronic documents. Sites that are dedicated to searching for these records may charge you a small fee but it is worth it to save the time and effort you would put in otherwise.

Want to find the records online on your own? There are some sites that are put together by the state that will allow you to find some records that you may be looking for. While the sites may be slow and somewhat buggy they sometimes are still helpful.

The Michigan Department of Corrections site and the Michigan Sex Offender Registry are the most popular places to search when you are trying to find records on a specific criminal or list of sex offenders but I believe the best would be the Michigan Internet Criminal History Access Tool.