Butler County, KS Arrest Records

Butler County, KS is among the safest counties in the USA with 0.69 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has higher total crime rate than Shawnee, Johnson, Franklin, Leavenworth, Finney counties in Kansas.
Butler County, KS property crime rate is 7.25 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 293 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that increased by 53.40% compared to 2015.

Butler County, KS Crime Rate

Total arrests in Butler County in 2016 increased by 43.4% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes increased from 37 to 46 while non-violent crime increased by 45.51% from 334 to 486.

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

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 293
Burglary 150
Motor vehicle theft 43
Aggravated assault 33
Revised rape 8

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Butler County increased by 24.32% from 2015 and increased by 15% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 40 to 46. In 2016 violent crime rate in Butler County was 85.38% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.069%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Butler County increased by 45.51% from 2015 and increased by 10.45% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 440 to 486. In 2016 property crime rate in Butler County was 74.49% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.725%.

How Butler stands up against other counties

Butler vs. Saline

You’ll be in more risk in Butler compared to Saline county that had 65.04% lower crime rate compared to Butler county according to the FBI.
Murder rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.0614 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.0181 in Saline county.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 0.6416 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.2720 in Saline county.

Butler vs. Leavenworth

You’ll be in more risk in Butler compared to Leavenworth county that had 66.54% lower crime rate compared to Butler county according to the FBI.
Rape rates of 0.1194 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 0.0199 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0499 in Leavenworth county.
Larceny rates of 4.3715 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 20.5437 per 1,000 people and higher than average 1.1969 in Leavenworth county.

Names with the most arrests in Butler

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Butler, Kansas, the most crimes, that's 28.63% 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 Butler County is 0.76% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 2.17 daily crimes that occur in Butler County.
  • Butler, KS is more violent than Saline.
  • In Butler County you have a 1 in 126 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Butler, KS have increased by 43.4%.

Names in Butler County