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Russell County, Kansas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2002 and 2008 there were 1,008 total crimes reported in Russell County, Kansas (122 of them violent). Of the 144 crimes that happen every year in Russell County, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Russell County, Kansas 144 times a year. This includes 2 murders, 9 rapes, and greater than six hundred thefts (including 70 auto thefts).

Total Crime in Russell 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 Russell County, Kansas for 7 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Russell County has grown by 21%. During that same interval, violent crime grew by 58%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a slight growth in crime over the last 7 years in Russell County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit almost two hundred for Russell County, Kansas in 2009.

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

Users are warned against reading into ranking data to decide 'how dangerous' a given location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or variations in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual chart bars to see crime numbers in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

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

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