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Bourbon County, Kansas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2003 and 2008 there were 3,276 total crimes reported in Bourbon County, Kansas (293 of them violent). Of the 546 crimes that happen every year in Bourbon County, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Bourbon County, Kansas every 16 hours. This includes 2 murders, 25 rapes, and greater than two thousand thefts (including 173 auto thefts).

Total Crime in Bourbon County, Kansas (2003-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000, 2001 or 2002, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Bourbon County, Kansas for 6 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Bourbon County has lessened by 70%. During the same interval, violent crime decreased by 6%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a dramatic reduction in crime over the last 6 years in Bourbon County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to four hundred for Bourbon County, Kansas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Bourbon County, Kansas (2003-2008)

Keep in mind that these graphs show reported crime numbers and certain sharp changes in crime figures might be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in counties like Bourbon County, Kansas (2003-2008)

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Crime Data Information

Bourbon County, Kansas law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Bourbon 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.