Parsons, KS Arrest Records

Parsons, KS is among the most violent cities in the USA with 7.19 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 average. It is the 99th safest city in Kansas among the 103 cities.
Parsons, KS property crime has higher rate than the national average of 28.42, with 46.92 average property crimes recorded in 2016 of which 351 larceny theft related arrests that increased by 15.08% compared to 2015.

Parsons Crime Rate

Total arrests in Parsons 2016 increased by 6.07% compared to 2015 and has higher crime rate than national average of 33.12. Violent crimes increased from 56 to 72 while non-violent crime increased by 3.3% from 455 to 470.

5 Crimes In Parsons, KS in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 351
Burglary 100
Aggravated assault 53
Motor vehicle theft 19
Robbery 10

Other Cities in Kansas with the Most Arrests

Among the 103 cities in state the most dangerous is Wichita with 4,136 violent crimes that’s 54.32% of total of 7,614. Wichita has the highest number of records per 1,000 people that is above the state average of 37 and higher than national average of 33.

City Arrests
Wichita 64.39
Independence 63.54
Topeka 61.80
Iola 57.14
Parsons 54.11

Safest Cities in Kansas

Are you planning a move to Kansas? Here are the safest cities in Kansas with the lowest arrest rates. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime in Parsons is 1 out of 214 down by 0.02% compared to previous year. The lowest rate of violent crime is in Sterling and the safest city to encounter a property crime is in North Newton.

City Arrests
North Newton 5.52
Hugoton 5.54
Sabetha 6.95
Sterling 7.44
Stafford 8.20

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Parsons increased by 28.57% from 2015 and decreased by 20.88% during the last 5 years since 2011 from 91 to 72. In 2016 violent crime rate in Parsons was 53.18% higher than the national average. Your chances of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.719%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rate in Parsons increased by 3.3% from 2015 and decreased by 13.92% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 546 to 470. In 2016 property crime rate in Parsons was 65.09% higher than the national rate. Your chances of being a victim of property crime is 4.692%.

How Parsons stands up against other cities

Parsons vs. Mission

You’ll be in more risk in Parsons compared to Mission that had 14.03% lower crime rate compared to Parsons 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 the same as average 0.0000 in Mission city.
Arson rates of 0.3994 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 0.1465 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.1050 in Mission.

Names with the most arrests in Parsons

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the matching records on 66.67% are people aged between 10-20. Felonies are committed more by men.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Parsons is 0.63% higher than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 14.83 daily crimes that occur in Parsons.
  • In Parsons you have a 1 in 18 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Parsons have increased by 6.07%.