Virginia Criminal Records

  • Virginia has 8,382,993 total people (FBI, 2015).
  • Virginia is the 39th largest state by population.

Court System

  1. The Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court is a limited jurisdiction court dealing with family and children issues.
  2. The General District Court hears civil cases dealing with less than $25,000 and also helps with traffic infractions and misdemeanor cases.
  3. The Circuit Court has general jurisdiction and the authority to deal with all civil and criminal cases.
  4. The Court of Appeals reviews the decisions made in the Circuit Court in cases concerned with domestic relations, traffic infractions, and criminal cases.
  5. The Supreme Court reveals the decisions of the Circuit Court, the Court of Appeals and the State Corporation Commission.

Crime Statistics for Virginia (FBI, 2015)

Crime Category Reported Cases National Rank
Violent Crime 16,399 25th / 51 (Moderate)
Murder 383 35th / 51 (High)
Rape 2,340 34th / 51 (High)
Robbery 4,441 28th / 51 (Moderate)
Aggravated Assault 9,235 23rd / 51 (Moderate)
Property Crime 156,470 33rd / 51 (High)
Burglary 21,340 23rd / 51 (Moderate)
Larceny Theft 127,019 37th / 51 (High)
Motor Vehicle Theft 8,111 23rd / 51 (Moderate)

Criminal Preview in Virginia