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Labette County, Kansas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2002 and 2008 there were 5,979 total crimes reported in Labette County, Kansas (648 of them violent). Of the 854 crimes that transpire each year in Labette County, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Labette County, Kansas every 10 hours.

Total Crime in Labette 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

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Labette County, Kansas for 7 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Labette County has climbed by 36 per-cent. In the course of that same period, violent crime rose by 38 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a slow worsening in crime over the last 7 years in Labette County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit close to one thousand for Labette County, Kansas in 2009.

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

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 Labette County, Kansas (2002-2008)

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

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