Edwards County, KS Arrest Records

Edwards County, KS is among the safest counties in the USA with 0.68 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.
Edwards County, KS property crime rate is 6.47 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 14 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that decreased by 12.50% compared to 2015.

Edwards County, KS Crime Rate

Total arrests in Edwards County in 2016 decreased by 30% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes increased from 1 to 2 while non-violent crime decreased by 34.48% from 29 to 19.

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

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 14
Burglary 5
Robbery 1
Aggravated assault 1
Murder 0

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Edwards County increased by 100% from 2015 and decreased by 60% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 5 to 2. In 2016 violent crime rate in Edwards County was 85.49% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.068%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Edwards County decreased by 34.48% from 2015 and decreased by 20.83% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 24 to 19. In 2016 property crime rate in Edwards County was 77.25% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.647%.

How Edwards stands up against other counties

Edwards vs. Ness

You’ll be in more safety in Edwards compared to Ness county that had 51.15% higher crime rate compared to Edwards county according to the FBI.
Rape rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.0199 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.3376 in Ness county.
Arson rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.1465 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.0000 in Ness county.

Edwards vs. Trego

You’ll be in more risk in Edwards compared to Trego county that had 26.93% lower crime rate compared to Edwards 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 0.0000 in Trego county.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.0000 in Trego county.

Names with the most arrests in Edwards

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Edwards, Kansas, the most crimes, that's 27.55% 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 Edwards County is 0.78% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 1.96 daily crimes that occur in Edwards County.
  • Edwards, KS is safer than Ness.
  • In Edwards County you have a 1 in 140 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Edwards, KS have decreased by 30%.

Names in Edwards County