Olathe has a population of 137,070. During the past three years, Olathe saw 6,838 arrests. For 2017, the Olathe's arrest rate totaled 161.45 per 10,000 residents. This decrease of 49% makes Olathe lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 255 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Olathe also totaled 1,958 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Gardner and Leawood, Olathe is a more dangerous place to live.
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Overall, Olathe had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Olathe averaged 255 violent crimes and 1,958 non-violent crimes.
The city of Olathe experienced 1,837 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 18 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 364 was for legacy rape and 37 was for revised rape. The robbery total was 241, and the aggravated assault total was 1,177.