Overland Park has a population of 191,566. During the past three years, Overland Park saw 10,655 arrests. For 2017, the Overland Park's arrest rate totaled 189.49 per 10,000 residents. This decrease of 40.14% makes Overland Park lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 399 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Overland Park also totaled 3,231 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Gardner and Leawood, Overland Park is a more dangerous place to live.
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Overall, Overland Park had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Overland Park averaged 399 violent crimes and 3,231 non-violent crimes.
The city of Overland Park experienced 3,572 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 31 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 748 was for legacy rape and 33 was for revised rape. The robbery total was 534, and the aggravated assault total was 2,226.