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Finney County, Kansas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2002 and 2008 there were 12,759 total crimes reported in Finney County, Kansas (1,319 of them violent). Of the 1,823 crimes that happen every year in Finney County, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Finney County, Kansas every 4 hours. This includes 9 murders, 165 rapes, and greater than nine thousand thefts (including 527 auto thefts).

Total Crime in Finney 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 Finney County, Kansas for 7 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Finney County has lessened by 28%. During that same interval, violent crime grew by 21%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a dramatic reduction in crime over the last 7 years in Finney County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to one thousand for Finney County, Kansas in 2009.

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

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Crime Data Information

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