Reported Annual Crime In Independence

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleIndependence/100k peopleKansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,756 (estimate)3,1102,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleIndependence/100k peopleKansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a4.44.9
Rapen/an/an/a55.538.6
Robberyn/an/an/a62.4101.9
Assaultn/an/an/a267.6237.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)471 (estimate)390373
Burglaryn/an/an/a527.6491.4
Theftn/an/an/a1,953.51,775.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a238.9220.2
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)3,285 (estimate)2,7202,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Independence is 31% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.29 daily crimes that occur in Independence.
  • Independence is safer than 21% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Independence you have a 1 in 27 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Independence has increased by 36%.

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Daily Crime In Independence (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Independence

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Independence is 1 in 213
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Independence is 1 in 31
The chance of being a victim of crime in Independence is 1 in 27

Year Over Year Crime In Independence (per 100,000 people)

Independence police department

ItemIndependenceKansasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)255,262556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.72.53.3
There are a total of 25 Independence police officers. This results in 2.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 7.7% greater than the Kansas average and 18.4% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Kansas

StateTotal offendersKansas /100KNational /100K
Kansas7,716279222
There are a total of 7,716 sex offenders in Kansas. This yields a total of 279 sex offenders in Kansas per 100,000 residents which is 26% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Cherryvale, KS2,1162311,6091,840
Neodesha, KS2,2291261,8071,933
Liberty, KS2285013,4923,993
Tyro, KS2545093,5534,062
Dearing, KS4785653,9404,505
Independence, KS9,2824713,2853,756

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Pleasanton, TX9,2832656,4576,722
Clinton, OK9,2813122,3892,701
Tomah, WI9,2812672,2402,507
Clarksville, AR9,2863074,8405,147
Park Forest Village, PA9,2762051,1771,382
Independence, KS9,2824713,2853,756
Source: The Independence, KS crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.