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Crime rate in Olathe, Kansas (KS): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map

 

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Crime rate legend:
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 Low (50 - 199)
 Average (200 - 449)
 High (450 - 1000)
 Very high (> 1000)

Crime rates in Olathe by Year

Type

2002

2004

2005

2006

2009

2010

2011

2012

Murders
(per 100,000)
4
(4.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(0.9)
3
(2.7)
0
(0.0)
4
(3.2)
6
(4.7)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
46
(49.0)
43
(40.7)
45
(41.4)
64
(57.1)
48
(38.9)
41
(32.5)
48
(37.9)
38
(29.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
28
(29.8)
40
(37.8)
29
(26.7)
33
(29.4)
44
(35.7)
28
(22.2)
20
(15.8)
24
(18.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
240
(255.6)
231
(218.5)
261
(240.0)
188
(167.7)
172
(139.5)
143
(113.4)
152
(120.0)
129
(100.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
260
(276.9)
276
(261.0)
249
(229.0)
353
(314.8)
321
(260.3)
243
(192.7)
259
(204.5)
315
(245.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
2,414
(2,570.5)
1,957
(1,850.8)
2,818
(2,591.2)
1,689
(1,506.4)
2,126
(1,724.0)
1,922
(1,524.3)
1,774
(1,400.5)
1,988
(1,546.4)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
248
(264.1)
318
(300.7)
261
(240.0)
235
(209.6)
162
(131.4)
142
(112.6)
171
(135.0)
177
(137.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
27
(28.8)
N/A18
(16.6)
N/A23
(18.7)
19
(15.1)
19
(15.0)
16
(12.4)
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 291.4)264.5214.9242.1202.8176.4152.9157.7146.8
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes and violent crime more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists there were 116 registered sex offenders living in Olathe, Kansas as of May 22, 2013.
The ratio of number of residents in Olathe to the number of sex offenders is 1,121 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


See how dangerous Olathe, KS is compared to nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Olathe:

146.8
Gardner:

246.8
Lenexa:

126.0
Overland Park:

158.4
Shawnee:

121.7
Spring Hill:

184.5
Prairie Village:

75.2
Mission:

267.5
Merriam:

414.0
Violent crime rate in 2012
Olathe:

93.8
U.S. Average:

214.0

Violent crime rate in 2011
Olathe:

121.4
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Olathe:

112.4
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Olathe:

133.3
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2006
Olathe:

169.6
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Olathe:

186.0
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Olathe:

177.9
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2002
Olathe:

210.9
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2012
Olathe:

154.8
U.S. Average:

266.5

Property crime rate in 2011
Olathe:

138.2
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Olathe:

138.7
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Olathe:

166.4
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2006
Olathe:

178.8
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Olathe:

222.7
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Olathe:

200.0
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2002
Olathe:

235.5
U.S. Average:

336.9



Latest news about crime in Olathe, KS collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Murders per 100,000 population

Rapes per 100,000 population

Robberies per 100,000 population

Assaults per 100,000 population

Burglaries per 100,000 population

Thefts per 100,000 population

Auto thefts per 100,000 population

Arson per 100,000 population

City-data.com crime rate per 100,000 population


Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 189 (163 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.29
Kansas average:

2.59

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 188 (162 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.28
Kansas average:

2.69

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 204 (164 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.35
Kansas average:

2.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 208 (163 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.38
Kansas average:

2.68

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 202 (164 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.43
Kansas average:

2.65

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 193 (154 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.39
Kansas average:

2.63

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 193 (150 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.38
Kansas average:

2.66

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 186 (146 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.39
Kansas average:

2.56


Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Olathe

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees (per 1,000 residents)

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees (per 1,000 residents) - Officers

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees (per 1,000 residents) - Civilians

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Zip codes: 66061.


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