Topeka has a population of 126,624. During the past three years, Topeka saw 22,451 arrests. For 2017, the Topeka's arrest rate totaled 574.22 per 10,000 residents. This increase of 81.4% makes Topeka higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 777 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Topeka also totaled 6,494 arrests for property crimes during 2017.
View Kansas criminal and arrest records for other counties.
Overall, Topeka had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Topeka averaged 777 violent crimes and 6,494 non-violent crimes.
The city of Topeka experienced 7,681 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 148 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 538 was for legacy rape and 33 was for revised rape. The robbery total was 2,693, and the aggravated assault total was 4,269.
It is situated in Shawnee county, Kansas with a total number of 212 employees - 31 female, 127 male officers and 54 civilians. Topeka PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is KS0890100, it belongs to the West North Central division in the Midwest region with a region code of Region II.