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Total crime 56%
Violent crime 56%
Property crime 56%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWestwood Hills/100k peopleKansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,101 (estimate)2,7252,489
Murdern/an/an/a3.65.0
Rapen/an/an/a48.642.6
Robberyn/an/an/a44.481.6
Assaultn/an/an/a314.2250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)166 (estimate)411379
Burglaryn/an/an/a342.7340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,721.91,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a249.9219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)935 (estimate)2,3152,110

Key findings

  • Westwood Hills crime rates are 56% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Westwood Hills are 56% lower than the national average
  • In Westwood Hills you have a 1 in 91 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Westwood Hills is safer than 65% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Westwood Hills has decreased by 11%

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

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      Daily Crime In Westwood Hills (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Westwood Hills

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Westwood Hills is 1 in 603
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Westwood Hills is 1 in 107
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Westwood Hills is 1 in 91

      Year Over Year Crime In Westwood Hills (per 100,000 people)

      Westwood Hills police department

      ItemWestwood HillsKansasNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a5,262558,732
      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.

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      Source: The Westwood Hills, KS crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.