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Reno County, Kansas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2002 and 2008 there were 13,636 total crimes reported in Reno County, Kansas (1,023 of them violent). Of the 1,948 crimes that occur a year in Reno County, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Reno County, Kansas every 4 hours. This includes 4 murders, 130 rapes, and nearly ten thousand thefts (including 420 motor vehicle thefts).

Total Crime in Reno 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

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Reno County, Kansas for 7 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Reno County increased by 59 percent. Over that same time frame, violent crime increased by 86 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a sudden decrease in crime over the last 7 years in Reno County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to one thousand for Reno County, Kansas in 2009.

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

Remember that these graphs show reported crime figures and some step offs in crime numbers may be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in counties like Reno County, Kansas (2002-2008)

Visitors are cautioned against interpreting ranking data to determine 'how dangerous' a certain location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or differences in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual graph bars to see crime figures in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

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