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Osage County, Kansas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2002 and 2008 there were 1,623 total crimes reported in Osage County, Kansas (202 of them violent). Of the 232 crimes that transpire each year in Osage County, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Osage County, Kansas 232 times a year. This includes 3 murders, 24 rapes, and over nine hundred thefts (including 94 automobile thefts).

Total Crime in Osage 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 Osage County, Kansas for 7 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Osage County has climbed by 32 per-cent. In the course of that same period, violent crime rose by 50 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a slow worsening in crime over the last 7 years in Osage County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit close to three hundred for Osage County, Kansas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Osage 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 Osage 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

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