Franklin County, KS Arrest Records

Franklin County, KS is among the safest counties in the USA with 1.45 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has higher total crime rate than Shawnee, Johnson, Leavenworth, Finney, Lyon counties in Kansas.
Franklin County, KS property crime rate is 6.18 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 72 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that decreased by 17.24% compared to 2015.

Franklin County, KS Crime Rate

Total arrests in Franklin County in 2016 increased by 6.56% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes increased from 21 to 37 while non-violent crime decreased by 2.47% from 162 to 158.

5 Crimes In Franklin County, KS in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 72
Burglary 65
Aggravated assault 30
Motor vehicle theft 21
Revised rape 5

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Franklin County increased by 76.19% from 2015 and increased by 48% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 25 to 37. In 2016 violent crime rate in Franklin County was 69.15% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.145%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Franklin County decreased by 2.47% from 2015 and decreased by 19.39% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 196 to 158. In 2016 property crime rate in Franklin County was 78.25% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.618%.

How Franklin stands up against other counties

Franklin vs. Pottawatomie

You’ll be in more safety in Franklin compared to Pottawatomie county that had 49.02% higher crime rate compared to Franklin county according to the FBI.
Robbery rates of 0.0782 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 1.3602 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0423 in Pottawatomie county.
Arson rates of 0.1956 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 0.1465 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.2113 in Pottawatomie county.

Franklin vs. Sumner

You’ll be in more risk in Franklin compared to Sumner county that had 8.76% lower crime rate compared to Franklin county according to the FBI.
Rape rates of 0.1956 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 0.0199 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0430 in Sumner county.
Larceny rates of 2.8169 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 20.5437 per 1,000 people and lower than average 4.2540 in Sumner county.

Names with the most arrests in Franklin

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Franklin, Kansas, the most crimes, that's 30.54% of all records in county are committed by the people aged between 31-40. Felonies are committed more by men. Misdemeanor records are popular among white population of the county.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Franklin County is 0.77% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 2.09 daily crimes that occur in Franklin County.
  • Franklin, KS is safer than Pottawatomie.
  • In Franklin County you have a 1 in 131 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Franklin, KS have increased by 6.56%.

5 Latest Arrests and Mugshots from Franklin, KS

  • Aliases: SNYDER, JOSEPH DEAN | SNYDER, JOSEPH DEAN
  • Date of Birth: 04-19-1998 00:00:00
  • Arrest Date: 02-14-2020 12:00:00
  • Age: 21
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 6'-4"
  • Weight: 200
  • Hair: Brown
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  • Summary: 21-year-old Joseph Dean Snyder was arrested in Franklin, Kansas for Burglary; Build used as dwell.;excpt thft firearm, Burg; Motor Veh,Aircrft, other mns, excpt tft firm, Burglary; Build not used as dwell;theft or sex.mot on February 14, 2020.He is 6'-4" tall, weighs 200 and has brown eyes. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Franklin County Law Enforcement and others with information about this arrest and related court dates can be contacted for updated information on this arrest.
  • Aliases: WHEATLEY, DANIEL LEIGHTON | WHEATLEY, DANIEL LEIGHTON
  • Date of Birth: 08-16-1961 00:00:00
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  • Age: 58
  • Sex: Male
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  • Summary: Arrested on charges of Driving under influence of alcohol or drugs - 3rd or subsequent conviction was Daniel Leighton Wheatley. The 58-year-old Wheatley was arrested by Franklin County Law Enforcement. He is 0'-0" tall, . Bond was set at unknown amount for the Unclassified Felony charge because Wheatley is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Police agencies listed here may assist with more information including court dates: Franklin County Law Enforcement.
  • Aliases: NESMITH, JACOB M | NESMITH, JACOB MICHAEL
  • Date of Birth: 11-23-1994 00:00:00
  • Arrest Date: 02-06-2020 12:00:00
  • Age: 25
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5'-9"
  • Weight: 160
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Brown
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  • Summary: Franklin County Law Enforcement arrested 25-year-old Jacob M Nesmith on February 06, 2020. The charge against Nesmith is Dist/poss int dis heroin or meth GE1g LT3.5g, a Drug-grid Severity Level 3. He weighs 160 with brown hair and brown eyes;  Nesmith and all others arrested are presumed innocent until proven guilty. To get more information about this arrest, contact one of the local police agencies below: Franklin County Law Enforcement.
  • Aliases: HINTON, KENT WILLIAM JR | HINTON, KENT WILLIAM
  • Date of Birth: 10-30-1993 00:00:00
  • Arrest Date: 02-06-2020 12:00:00
  • Age: 26
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 6'-0"
  • Weight: 225
  • Hair: Blond Or Strawberry
  • Eye: Blue
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  • Summary: On February 06, 2020, Kent William jr Hinton, 26, was arrested by police near Franklin, Kansas and charged with Criminal Possess Firearm; Felon or drug offender, Poss of opiates,opium, narc drugs or desig stim, Criminal Threat. He is 6'-0" tall, weighs 225 and has blue eyes. Criminal Possess Firearm; Felon or drug offender, Poss of opiates,opium, narc drugs or desig stim, Criminal Threat is a Non Drug-Grid Severity Level 8, but all suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty. It is possible to find out more about Hinton’s status, including court dates, by contacting one of the local agencies listed below: Franklin County Law Enforcement
  • Aliases: FISCHBACH, KATHLEEN | FISCHBACH, KATHLEEN MARIE | NUNN, KATHLEEN M | NUNN, KATHLEEN MARIE | POLLARD, KATHLEEN MARIE | POLLARD-WEST, KATHLEEN MARIE | WEST, KATIE | WEST, KATHLEEN MARIE | WEST, KATHLEEN | WILLIAMS, KATHLEEN F
  • Date of Birth: 12-27-1971 00:00:00
  • Arrest Date: 02-06-2020 12:00:00
  • Age: 48
  • Sex: Female
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5'-6"
  • Weight: 140
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Blue
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  • Summary: Police in the area of Franklin, Kansas arrested Kathleen Fischbach on February 06, 2020. Fischbach is 48 years old, weighs 140 with brown hair and blue eyes. She was charged with Burg; Motor Veh,Aircrft, other mns, excpt tft firm.  All criminal suspects including Kathleen Fischbach are innocent until proven guilty. More information on this incident is available from the following police agencies: Franklin County Law Enforcement.

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