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Seward County, Kansas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2002 and 2008 there were 8,926 total crimes reported in Seward County, Kansas (795 of them violent). Of the 1,275 crimes that transpire each year in Seward County, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Seward County, Kansas every 6 hours. This includes 10 murders, 101 rapes, and over six thousand thefts (including 429 automobile thefts).

Total Crime in Seward 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 Seward County, Kansas for 7 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Seward County has diminished by 70 per-cent. In the course of that same period, violent crime rose by 29 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a slow drop off in crime over the last 7 years in Seward County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to one thousand for Seward County, Kansas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Seward 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 Seward 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

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