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Total crime 7%
Violent crime 46%
Property crime 1%
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StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOverland Park/100k peopleKansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime4,317n/a (estimate)2,1802,6242,346
Murder4n/a2.03.46.5
Rape39n/a19.743.338.4
Robbery43n/a21.731.873.9
Assault325n/a164.1346.4279.7
Violent crime411n/a (estimate)208425388
Burglary382n/a192.9331.4314.2
Theft2,979n/a1,504.31,619.61,398.0
Vehicle theft545n/a275.2248.1246.0
Property crime3,906n/a (estimate)1,9722,1991,958

Key findings

  • Overland Park crime rates are 7% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Overland Park are 46% lower than the national average
  • In Overland Park you have a 1 in 46 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Overland Park is safer than 44% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Overland Park has increased by 1%

Overland Park crime map

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The Overland Park crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Overland Park 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 Overland Park crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Overland Park (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Overland Park, KS per 100,000 people. In Overland Park, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 1.20 times less than the Kansas average and 1.08 times less than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Overland Park is 2.05 times less than the Kansas average and 1.87 times less than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Overland Park has a daily crime rate that is 1.11 times less than the Kansas average and 1.01 times more than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Overland Park (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in Kansas and all other cities across the US, is Overland Park safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Overland Park is safer than 42% of other cities in the state of Kansas. In addition, Overland Park is safer than 44% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Kansas and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Overland Park. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Overland Park is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Overland Park

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Overland Park is 1 in 482
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Overland Park is 1 in 51
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Overland Park is 1 in 46
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Overland Park, Kansas? If you reside in Overland Park, then there is a 1 in 482 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 51. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 46 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Overland Park.

      Year Over Year Crime In Overland Park (per 100,000 people)

      A good indicator of whether Overland Park is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate (per 100,000 people). The number of violent crimes in Overland Park has decreased by 8%, while the property crime rate in Overland Park has increased by 2% year over year. The number of total crimes in Overland Park has increased by 1% year over year.

      Overland Park police department

      ItemOverland ParkKansasNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3085,262558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.53.3

      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

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Lake Quivira, KS9870425425
      Westwood Hills, KS4141728881,060
      Basehor, KS5,167741,0531,127
      Gardner, KS20,6672689121,180
      Prairie Village, KS21,824671,1261,192
      Loch Lloyd, MO6522191,0231,242
      Mission Hills, KS3,582561,3221,378
      Overland Park, KS183,7752081,9722,180

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Worcester, MA183,6776321,9992,631
      Knoxville, TN183,9278104,2285,038
      Brownsville, TX182,1104021,8482,250
      Grand Prairie, TX185,6312451,9242,170
      Newport News, VA181,6065962,5293,124
      Overland Park, KS183,7752081,9722,180
      Source: The Overland Park, KS crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.