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Greenwood County, Kansas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2003 and 2008 there were 688 total crimes reported in Greenwood County, Kansas (62 of them violent). Of the 138 crimes that transpire each year in Greenwood County, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Greenwood County, Kansas 138 times a year. This includes 1 murder, 5 rapes, and over four hundred thefts (including 29 automobile thefts).

Total Crime in Greenwood County, Kansas (2003, 2005-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002 or 2004, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Greenwood County, Kansas for 5 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Greenwood County has climbed by 82 per-cent. In the course of that same period, violent crime rose by 96 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a rapid worsening in crime over the last 5 years in Greenwood County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit close to three hundred for Greenwood County, Kansas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Greenwood County, Kansas (2003, 2005-2008)

Bear in mind that these graphs show reported crime data and large changes in crime rates can be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in counties like Greenwood County, Kansas (2003, 2005-2008)

Individuals are dissuaded against drawing conclusions from ranking data to determine 'how dangerous' a particular location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or discrepencies in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual figure bars to see crime data in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

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