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Total crime 84%
Violent crime 84%
Property crime 84%
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/100k peopleKansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)406 (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)61 (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)345 (estimate)2,3152,110

Key findings

  • Westwood crime rates are 84% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Westwood are 84% lower than the national average
  • In Westwood you have a 1 in 247 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Westwood is safer than 88% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Westwood has decreased by 85%

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

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      Daily Crime In Westwood (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Westwood

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Westwood is 1 in 1633
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Westwood is 1 in 291
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Westwood is 1 in 247

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

      Westwood police department

      ItemWestwoodKansasNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)85,262558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents5.22.53.3
      There are a total of 8 Westwood police officers. This results in 5.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 110% greater than the Kansas average and 59.9% greater 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
      Platte Woods, MO430000
      Lake Waukomis, MO9731070107
      Lake Quivira, KS9870425425
      Weatherby Lake, MO1,90069370440
      Fairway, KS3,96478441519
      Shawnee, KS64,444213324537
      Westwood Hills, KS4141669351,101
      Westwood, KS1,74761345406

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Hamilton, MO1,7472958261,122
      Holland, OH1,747102714816
      Southside Place, TX1,746158683841
      Merriam Woods, MO1,74653535588
      Gordo, AL1,7482051,0741,280
      Westwood, KS1,74761345406
      Source: The Westwood, 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.