Shawnee County, KS Arrest Records

Shawnee County, KS is among the safest counties in the USA with 0.44 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has lower total crime rate than Butler, Pottawatomie, Franklin, Jefferson, Miami counties in Kansas.
Shawnee County, KS property crime rate is 5.51 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 692 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that increased by 29.83% compared to 2015.

Shawnee County, KS Crime Rate

Total arrests in Shawnee County in 2016 increased by 19.39% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes increased from 73 to 78 while non-violent crime increased by 20.52% from 814 to 981.

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

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 692
Burglary 188
Motor vehicle theft 101
Aggravated assault 68
Revised rape 7

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Shawnee County increased by 6.85% from 2015 and increased by 20% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 65 to 78. In 2016 violent crime rate in Shawnee County was 90.67% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.044%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Shawnee County increased by 20.52% from 2015 and decreased by 23.42% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 1,281 to 981. In 2016 property crime rate in Shawnee County was 80.63% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.551%.

How Shawnee stands up against other counties

Shawnee vs. Wyandotte

You’ll be in more risk in Shawnee compared to Wyandotte county that had 91.79% lower crime rate compared to Shawnee county according to the FBI.
Robbery rates of 0.0168 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 1.3602 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.0488 in Wyandotte county.
Larceny rates of 3.8845 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 20.5437 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.2625 in Wyandotte county.

Shawnee vs. Leavenworth

You’ll be in more risk in Shawnee compared to Leavenworth county that had 55.33% lower crime rate compared to Shawnee county according to the FBI.
Assault rates of 0.3817 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8422 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.3740 in Leavenworth county.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 0.5670 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.2618 in Leavenworth county.

Names with the most arrests in Shawnee

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Shawnee, Kansas, the most crimes, that's 25.61% of all records in county are committed by the people aged between 51-60. Felonies are committed more by men. Misdemeanor records are popular among white population of the county.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Shawnee County is 0.82% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 1.63 daily crimes that occur in Shawnee County.
  • Shawnee, KS is more violent than Wyandotte.
  • In Shawnee County you have a 1 in 168 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Shawnee, KS have increased by 19.39%.

5 Latest Arrests and Mugshots from Shawnee, KS

  • Aliases: EDGERTON, DARREL DEAN | EDGERTON, DARREL DEAN | EDGERTON, DARRELL DEAN
  • Date of Birth: 10-28-1970 00:00:00
  • Arrest Date: 04-24-2019 12:00:00
  • Age: 48
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5'-5"
  • Weight: 100
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Brown
  • Place of Birth: Kansas
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  • Summary: On April 24, 2019, Shawnee County Law Enforcement arrested 48-year-old Darrel Dean Edgerton for Theft ($500 thru $50,000), Contribut to the Misconduct/Deprivation of a Child, Violtn of the KS Offndr Registration Act 1st cnv, Aggravated Indecent Liberties,GE14less than 16,Sex Intercou, Violtn of the KS Offndr Registration Act 2nd cnv in Shawnee, Kansas. He is 5'-5" tall, weighs 100 and has brown eyes. Theft ($500 thru $50,000), Contribut to the Misconduct/Deprivation of a Child, Violtn of the KS Offndr Registration Act 1st cnv, Aggravated Indecent Liberties,GE14less than 16,Sex Intercou, Violtn of the KS Offndr Registration Act 2nd cnv is a Class E Felony offense but all suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Information about upcoming court dates for Edgerton may be obtained from one of the following law enforcement or prosecuting agencies: Shawnee County Law Enforcement.
  • Aliases: COLLINS, JOEL DEAN | COLLINS, JOEL DEAN
  • Date of Birth: 12-11-1976 00:00:00
  • Arrest Date: 04-25-2019 12:00:00
  • Age: 42
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 6'-1"
  • Weight: 250
  • Hair: Blond Or Strawberry
  • Eye: Blue
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  • Summary: 42-year-old Joel Dean Collins, arrested April 25, 2019 in Shawnee, Kansas for Poss of opiates,opium, narc drugs or desig stim, Drugs Use or Possession of Paraphernalia, Intf LE rst sv, prc wrnt for fly or prl or fly dis, Precursors w/ intent to manufacture. Poss of opiates,opium, narc drugs or desig stim, Drugs Use or Possession of Paraphernalia, Intf LE rst sv, prc wrnt for fly or prl or fly dis, Precursors w/ intent to manufacture is a Drug-grid Severity Level 5 offense, but everyone is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Further information about Collins’s status may be obtained from the following: Shawnee County Law Enforcement.
  • Aliases: BAKER, WILLIAM EDWARD SR
  • Date of Birth: 08-27-1972 00:00:00
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  • Age: 46
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Summary: William Edward sr Baker was arrested. He is 46 years old, 0'-0" tall, . Baker is charged with Possession of opiates, opium, narcotic drugs or designated stimulants by police near Shawnee, Kansas. Possession of opiates, opium, narcotic drugs or designated stimulants is a 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: Shawnee County Law Enforcement.
  • Aliases: JOBES, MELISSA CHRISTINE | COBULIUS, MELISSA CHRISTINE | JONES, MELISSA
  • Date of Birth: 08-06-1980 00:00:00
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  • Age: 38
  • Sex: Female
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5'-8"
  • Weight: 190
  • Hair: Red/auburn
  • Eye: Blue
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  • Summary: Police in the area of Shawnee, Kansas arrested Melissa Christine Jobes. Jobes is 38 years old, weighs 190 with red/auburn hair and blue eyes. She was charged with Sale/distribution/cultivation of opiates, opium, narcotic drugs or designated stimulants; 1st, Aggravated battery - intentional, bodily harm.  All criminal suspects including Melissa Christine Jobes are innocent until proven guilty. More information on this incident is available from the following police agencies: Shawnee County Law Enforcement.
  • Aliases: JESSEPE, ROBERT M
  • Date of Birth: 09-18-1988 00:00:00
  • Arrest Date: 02-28-2019 12:00:00
  • Age: 30
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: American Indian Or Alaska
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  • Height: 6'-2"
  • Weight: 189
  • Hair: Black
  • Eye: Brown
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  • Summary: Robert M Jessepe was arrested on February 28, 2019 in Shawnee, Kansas on charges of Burglary; Building not used as a dwelling theft or sexually motivated, Agg battery - Physical Contact with Deadly Weapon or Possibility of Great Bodily Harm which is a Non Drug-Grid Severity Level 7. He is 30 years old, 6'-2" tall, with black hair, brown eyes and weighs 189 pounds. Per the United States judicial system, Jessepe is presumed innocent until proven guilty. More information on this arrest may be obtained from local police at Shawnee County Law Enforcement.

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