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Total crime 52%
Violent crime 86%
Property crime 46%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLeawood/100k peopleKansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime420n/a (estimate)1,1982,7252,489
Murder1n/a2.93.65.0
Rape4n/a11.448.642.6
Robbery0n/a0.044.481.6
Assault14n/a39.9314.2250.2
Violent crime19n/a (estimate)54411379
Burglary57n/a162.6342.7340.5
Theft316n/a901.51,721.91,549.5
Vehicle theft28n/a79.9249.9219.9
Property crime401n/a (estimate)1,1442,3152,110

Key findings

  • Leawood crime rates are 52% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Leawood are 86% lower than the national average
  • In Leawood you have a 1 in 84 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Leawood is safer than 76% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Leawood has decreased by 26%

Leawood crime map

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The Leawood crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Leawood as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Leawood crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Leawood (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Leawood, KS per 100,000 people. In Leawood, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 2.27 times less than the Kansas average and 2.08 times less than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Leawood is 7.58 times less than the Kansas average and 7.00 times less than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Leawood has a daily crime rate that is 2.02 times less than the Kansas average and 1.84 times less than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Leawood (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in Leawood in comparison to other Kansas communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is Leawood safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show Leawood being safer than 72% of cities in Kansas and 76% of cities across the United States. This is evident by tracking Kansas cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Leawood. In conclusion, Leawood ranks above average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Leawood

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Leawood is 1 in 1845
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Leawood is 1 in 88
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Leawood is 1 in 84
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Leawood, Kansas? If you reside in Leawood, then there is a 1 in 1845 chance that you will experience a violent crime. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 88. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 84 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Leawood.

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

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Leawood is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Leawood has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 30% in Leawood, while property crimes in Leawood have decreased by 26%. Total crime has decreased by 26% year over year.

      Leawood police department

      ItemLeawoodKansasNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)825,262558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.52.53.3
      There are a total of 82 Leawood police officers. This results in 2.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 1.8% greater than the Kansas average and 22.5% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Kansas

      StateTotal offendersKansas /100KNational /100K
      Kansas9,632349266
      There are a total of 9,632 sex offenders in Kansas. This yields a total of 349 sex offenders in Kansas per 100,000 residents which is 31% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Westwood, KS1,74761345406
      Lake Quivira, KS9870425425
      Lake Winnebago, MO1,2110426426
      Fairway, KS3,96478441519
      Shawnee, KS64,444213324537
      Westwood Hills, KS4141669351,101
      Prairie Village, KS21,8241291,0801,208
      Leawood, KS33,763541,1441,198

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      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Nacogdoches, TX33,7893302,5702,901
      McMinnville, OR33,7241982,1702,367
      New City, NY33,817176671847
      Butte-Silver Bow, MT33,7085212,8233,345
      Riviera Beach, FL33,6839854,1735,158
      Leawood, KS33,763541,1441,198
      Source: The Leawood, KS crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.