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Total crime 59%
Violent crime 59%
Property crime 59%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleTopeka/100k peopleIndiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)962 (estimate)2,1412,346
Murdern/an/an/a7.56.5
Rapen/an/an/a34.838.4
Robberyn/an/an/a62.473.9
Assaultn/an/an/a253.0279.7
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)161 (estimate)358388
Burglaryn/an/an/a280.4314.2
Theftn/an/an/a1,274.31,398.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a228.5246.0
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)801 (estimate)1,7831,958

Key findings

  • Topeka crime rates are 59% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Topeka are 59% lower than the national average
  • In Topeka you have a 1 in 104 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Topeka is safer than 68% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Topeka has decreased by 9%

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

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      Daily Crime In Topeka (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Topeka

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Topeka is 1 in 622
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Topeka is 1 in 125
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Topeka is 1 in 104

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

      Topeka police department

      ItemTopekaIndianaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a8,766558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.43.3

      Sex offenders in Indiana

      StateTotal offendersIndiana /100KNational /100K
      Indiana12,315198266
      There are a total of 12,315 sex offenders in Indiana. This yields a total of 198 sex offenders in Indiana per 100,000 residents which is 26% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Rome City, IN1,14671354425
      Ligonier, IN4,64023572595
      Bristol, IN1,651118588706
      New Paris, IN1,368148736883
      Middlebury, IN3,512151754906
      Wolcottville, IN1,0011688391,007
      Albion, IN2,5361748661,040
      Topeka, IN1,010161801962

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Heritage Creek, KY1,0100966966
      Belfast, PA1,010113475587
      Doniphan, NE1,010133763896
      Heritage Creek, KY1,0100871871
      Julian, CA1,0101778561,033
      Topeka, IN1,010161801962
      Source: The Topeka, IN 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.