Washington County, KS Arrest Records

Washington County, KS is among the safest counties in the USA with 0.72 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has lower total crime rate than Shawnee, Butler, Pottawatomie, Franklin, Jefferson counties in Kansas.
Washington County, KS property crime rate is 4.15 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 12 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that decreased by 36.84% compared to 2015.

Washington County, KS Crime Rate

Total arrests in Washington County in 2016 decreased by 22.86% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes decreased from 5 to 4 while non-violent crime decreased by 23.33% from 30 to 23.

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

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 12
Burglary 7
Aggravated assault 4
Motor vehicle theft 4
Murder 0

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Washington County decreased by 20% from 2015 and decreased by 63.64% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 11 to 4. In 2016 violent crime rate in Washington County was 84.63% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.072%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Washington County decreased by 23.33% from 2015 and decreased by 0% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 23 to 23. In 2016 property crime rate in Washington County was 85.41% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.415%.

How Washington stands up against other counties

Washington vs. Morris

You’ll be in more safety in Washington compared to Morris county that had 40.06% higher crime rate compared to Washington county according to the FBI.
Assault rates of 0.7212 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8422 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.3589 in Morris county.
Burglary rates of 1.2622 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and lower than average 2.6915 in Morris county.

Names with the most arrests in Washington

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Washington, Kansas, the most crimes, that's 31.58% 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 Washington County is 0.85% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 1.33 daily crimes that occur in Washington County.
  • Washington, KS is safer than Morris.
  • In Washington County you have a 1 in 205 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Washington, KS have decreased by 22.86%.

Washington Police Departments

Names in Washington County