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Cowley County, Kansas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2002 and 2008 there were 6,510 total crimes reported in Cowley County, Kansas (778 of them violent). Of the 930 crimes that happen every year in Cowley County, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Cowley County, Kansas every 9 hours. This includes 3 murders, 100 rapes, and greater than four thousand thefts (including 294 auto thefts).

Total Crime in Cowley County, Kansas (2002-2008)

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

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Cowley County, Kansas for 7 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Cowley County has grown by 15%. During that same interval, violent crime grew by 42%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a slight growth in crime over the last 7 years in Cowley County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit one thousand for Cowley County, Kansas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Cowley County, Kansas (2002-2008)

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 Cowley County, Kansas (2002-2008)

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Crime Data Information

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