Jefferson County, KS Arrest Records

Jefferson County, KS is among the safest counties in the USA with 1.59 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has higher total crime rate than Shawnee, Butler, Johnson, Franklin, Leavenworth counties in Kansas.
Jefferson County, KS property crime rate is 8.63 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 103 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that decreased by 36.81% compared to 2015.

Jefferson County, KS Crime Rate

Total arrests in Jefferson County in 2016 decreased by 54.37% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes decreased from 31 to 30 while non-violent crime decreased by 58.42% from 392 to 163.

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

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 103
Burglary 39
Aggravated assault 26
Motor vehicle theft 21
Revised rape 3

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Jefferson County decreased by 3.23% from 2015 and increased by 3.45% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 29 to 30. In 2016 violent crime rate in Jefferson County was 66.17% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.159%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Jefferson County decreased by 58.42% from 2015 and decreased by 50.61% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 330 to 163. In 2016 property crime rate in Jefferson County was 69.65% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.863%.

How Jefferson stands up against other counties

Jefferson vs. Dickinson

You’ll be in more risk in Jefferson compared to Dickinson county that had 36.31% lower crime rate compared to Jefferson county according to the FBI.
Murder rates of 0.0529 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.0614 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0525 in Dickinson county.
Burglary rates of 2.0638 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and higher than average 1.9933 in Dickinson county.

Names with the most arrests in Jefferson

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Jefferson, Kansas, the most crimes, that's 29.51% 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 Jefferson County is 0.69% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 2.8 daily crimes that occur in Jefferson County.
  • Jefferson, KS is more violent than Dickinson.
  • In Jefferson County you have a 1 in 98 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Jefferson, KS have decreased by 54.37%.

5 Latest Arrests and Mugshots from Jefferson, KS

  • Aliases: WICKS, MICHAEL
  • Date of Birth: 02-19-1970 00:00:00
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  • Summary: Michael Wicks was arrested. He is 50 years old, 0'-0" tall, . Wicks is charged with Sexual exploitation of child; Possess visual medium of a child less than 18 engaging in sexual explicit conduct by police near Jefferson, Kansas. Sexual exploitation of child; Possess visual medium of a child less than 18 engaging in sexual explicit conduct is a Non Drug-Grid Severity Level 5 offense and bond was set at unknown as individuals are presumed innocent until proven guilty. To learn more about this incident including upcoming court dates, you may contact the following: Jefferson County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 03-26-2020 04:37:00
  • Age: 48
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  • Summary: Jefferson County Law Enforcement arrested 48-year-old David Friend on March 26, 2020. The charge against Friend is 21-5915(a) Failure to appear: STAT.  Friend 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: Jefferson County Law Enforcement.
  • Aliases: RODGERS-SHORTT, DOMINIQUE F
  • Date of Birth: 03-09-1996 00:00:00
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  • Summary: 24-year-old Dominique F Rodgers-shortt, arrested in Jefferson, Kansas for Burglary; Building not used as a dwelling theft or sexually motivated. Burglary; Building not used as a dwelling theft or sexually motivated is a Non Drug-Grid Severity Level 7 offense, but everyone is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Further information about Rodgers-shortt’s status may be obtained from the following: Jefferson County Law Enforcement.
  • Aliases: JUDY, DOMINIC T
  • Date of Birth: 07-06-1995 00:00:00
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  • Age: 24
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  • Weight: 200
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  • Summary: Dominic T Judy was arrested. He is 24 years old, 6'-3" tall, weighs 200 and has hazel eyes. Judy is charged with Robbery by police near Jefferson, Kansas. Robbery is a Non Drug-Grid Severity Level 5 offense and bond was set at unknown as individuals are presumed innocent until proven guilty. To learn more about this incident including upcoming court dates, you may contact the following: Jefferson County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 03-24-2020 05:10:00
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  • Summary: Jefferson County Law Enforcement arrested 20-year-old Michael Beebe on March 24, 2020. The charge against Beebe is 20-1204a Contempt of Court; Indirect: STAT, 21-5415(a) Criminal threat; Unknown circumstance: STAT.  Beebe 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: Jefferson County Law Enforcement.

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