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


City-Data.com crime index in Shawnee, KS compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Shawnee, KS

The 2018 crime rate in Shawnee, KS is 163 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.7 times lower than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 58.7% U.S. cities. The 2018 Shawnee crime rate rose by 22% compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Shawnee has seen increasing violent crime and decreasing property crime.
See how dangerous Shawnee, KS is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Shawnee:

163.5
Lake Quivira:

21.3
Lenexa:

126.6
Merriam:

413.7
Edwardsville:

214.9
Mission:

321.7
Overland Park:

179.4
Roeland Park:

275.3
Bonner Springs:

226.0
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Shawnee by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(3.2)
1
(1.6)
4
(6.3)
1
(1.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(3.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(3.1)
1
(1.5)
0
(0.0)
3
(4.5)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
10
(17.7)
15
(25.8)
9
(14.8)
6
(9.7)
18
(28.8)
22
(34.6)
16
(25.6)
11
(17.3)
15
(23.4)
21
(32.4)
19
(29.1)
19
(29.0)
18
(27.4)
25
(37.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
30
(53.2)
17
(29.3)
21
(34.5)
14
(22.7)
23
(36.8)
22
(34.6)
15
(24.0)
12
(18.9)
17
(26.5)
13
(20.1)
19
(29.1)
10
(15.2)
14
(21.3)
14
(21.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
47
(83.4)
70
(120.6)
92
(150.9)
72
(117.0)
64
(102.4)
71
(111.5)
75
(119.8)
62
(97.6)
53
(82.7)
69
(106.4)
82
(125.8)
103
(157.0)
85
(129.4)
123
(186.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
156
(276.8)
196
(337.7)
164
(269.1)
176
(285.9)
176
(281.6)
223
(350.3)
159
(254.0)
152
(239.2)
170
(265.4)
180
(277.6)
163
(250.1)
132
(201.2)
114
(173.6)
139
(210.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
964
(1,710)
977
(1,683)
935
(1,534)
896
(1,456)
925
(1,480)
868
(1,364)
942
(1,505)
769
(1,210)
760
(1,186)
750
(1,157)
917
(1,407)
897
(1,367)
839
(1,277)
791
(1,199)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
113
(200.5)
160
(275.7)
207
(339.6)
148
(240.4)
98
(156.8)
124
(194.8)
129
(206.1)
139
(218.8)
157
(245.1)
121
(186.6)
157
(240.9)
146
(222.6)
138
(210.1)
146
(221.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
17
(30.2)
13
(22.4)
18
(29.5)
24
(39.0)
22
(35.2)
11
(17.3)
12
(19.2)
11
(17.3)
8
(12.5)
7
(10.8)
12
(18.4)
6
(9.1)
9
(13.7)
8
(12.1)
City-Data.com crime index150.7166.6159.7142.0149.2167.6149.2121.7135.1133.8156.4148.8134.3163.5

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 274.0. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

- means the value is smaller than the state average.
- means the value is about the same as the state average.
- means the value is bigger than the state average.



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists, there were 81 registered sex offenders living in Shawnee, Kansas as of September 21, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Shawnee is 812 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Shawnee:

150.8
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Shawnee:

102.8
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Shawnee:

118.1
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Shawnee:

112.8
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Shawnee:

95.6
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Shawnee:

84.3
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Shawnee:

75.5
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Shawnee:

100.6
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Shawnee:

120.2
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Shawnee:

101.6
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Shawnee:

86.1
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Shawnee:

107.5
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Shawnee:

100.8
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Shawnee:

86.0
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Shawnee:

131.0
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Shawnee:

93.6
U.S. Average:

262.6

Property crime rate in 2018
Shawnee:

135.3
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Shawnee:

130.1
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Shawnee:

142.0
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Shawnee:

156.5
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Shawnee:

141.4
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Shawnee:

149.2
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Shawnee:

141.2
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Shawnee:

156.9
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Shawnee:

167.5
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Shawnee:

153.8
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Shawnee:

166.0
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Shawnee:

181.5
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Shawnee:

193.1
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Shawnee:

170.9
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Shawnee:

199.0
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Shawnee:

239.0
U.S. Average:

334.1
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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 114 (93 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.41
Kansas average:

2.20

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 110 (92 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.40
Kansas average:

2.29

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 109 (89 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.36
Kansas average:

2.59

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 101 (82 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.26
Kansas average:

2.54

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 105 (85 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.31
Kansas average:

2.59

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 106 (86 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.34
Kansas average:

2.55

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 111 (88 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.38
Kansas average:

2.57

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 109 (87 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.39
Kansas average:

2.56

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 105 (84 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.32
Kansas average:

2.60

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 107 (85 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.36
Kansas average:

2.64

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 108 (88 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.43
Kansas average:

2.76

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 109 (89 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.46
Kansas average:

2.85

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 110 (90 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.88
Kansas average:

2.65

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 108 (88 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.83
Kansas average:

2.63

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 109 (88 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.83
Kansas average:

2.66

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 109 (88 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.83
Kansas average:

2.56

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Shawnee, KS
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 66218.