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Allen County, Kansas Crime Statistics

This webpage contains crime figures for Allen County, Kansas. You can examine the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime numbers over time, and see how Allen County compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records resources for Allen County, Kansas, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.

Total Crime

Between 2002 and 2008 there were 2,091 total crimes reported in Allen County, Kansas (224 of them violent). Of the 418 crimes that occur a year in Allen County, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Allen County, Kansas every 20 hours. This includes 2 murders, 19 rapes, and more than one thousand thefts (including 93 motor vehicle thefts).

Total Crime in Allen County, Kansas (2002, 2005-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000, 2001, 2003 or 2004, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Allen County, Kansas for 5 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Allen County increased by 26 percent. Over that same time frame, violent crime increased by 51 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a gradual increase in crime over the last 5 years in Allen County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit nearly five hundred for Allen County, Kansas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Allen County, Kansas (2002, 2005-2008)

Remember that these graphs show reported crime figures and some step offs in crime numbers may be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in counties like Allen County, Kansas (2002, 2005-2008)

Visitors are cautioned against interpreting ranking data to determine 'how dangerous' a certain location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or differences in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual graph bars to see crime figures in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

Allen County, Kansas law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Allen County conform to the FBI data quality guidelines. For more information, and a description of the statistical methods and data algorithms used by RecordsPedia, please visit our methodology section.