The city of Liberal, with a total population of 20,317, experienced 1,652 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, the arrest rate totaled 177.68 per 10,000 residents. This represents a 43.87% difference making Liberal lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. Of those, 66 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Liberal also handled 295 arrests for property crimes during 2017.
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The city of Liberal experienced a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Liberal totaled 66 violent crimes and 295 non-violent crimes.
During 2007-2017, Liberal experienced 783 violent crimes. Of those, 9 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, another 91 were for legacy rape, 77 were for robbery, and 606 were for aggravated assault.
It is situated in Seward county, Kansas with a total number of 51 employees - 3 female, 33 male officers and 15 civilians. Liberal PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is KS0880100, it belongs to the West North Central division in the Midwest region with a region code of Region II.