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Wyandotte County, Kansas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2002 and 2008 there were 52,060 total crimes reported in Wyandotte County, Kansas (4,833 of them violent). Of the 7,437 crimes that occur a year in Wyandotte County, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Wyandotte County, Kansas 21 times a day. This includes 144 murders, 410 rapes, and more than thirty-eight thousand thefts (including 9,864 motor vehicle thefts).

Total Crime in Wyandotte 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 Wyandotte County, Kansas for 7 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Wyandotte County increased by 25 percent. Over that same time frame, violent crime increased by 57 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a sudden increase in crime over the last 7 years in Wyandotte County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit more than ten thousand for Wyandotte County, Kansas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Wyandotte 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 Wyandotte 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

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