Lawson, MO Criminal and Public Records

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We’ve compiled data on the most commonly searched crimes in Lawson, Clay County and Missouri. Our statistics also include comparisons of Lawson's crime rate to Missouri's and nationwide. Keep in mind that Lawson has a population of 2,409 while Missouri has a population of 6,083,672.

When reviewing the data, It is critical to remember that these numbers only reflect reported crimes. There are some crimes, even serious crimes, which are notoriously underreported, such as rape or sexual assault.

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Crime in The Last Reported Year

In 2015 in Lawson, MO, there were 4 reported major violent crimes and 41 reported major property offenses. This is in addition to a number of lesser offenses.

Of the violent crime types, the most common to occur in Lawson is agg. assault, with 3 reported. This represented 75% of all violent crimes. Similarly, the most common property crime was larceny with 23 reported.

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Disclaimer: The city of Lawson resides in these counties: Ray County, Clay County.


Lawson Crime Rankings:

Statewide (2015)

  • Population: 194th
  • Violent Crimes: 84th (239th per 100k)
  • Rape: 27th (112th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 73rd (233rd per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 171st (237th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 78th (79th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 177th (272nd per 100k)

Nationwide (2015)

  • Population: 5,949th
  • Violent Crimes: 629th (3,217th per 100k)
  • Murder: 77th (413th per 100k)
  • Rape: 190th (1,011th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 483rd (2,774th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 341st (1,864th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 1,741st (4,520th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 710th (1,329th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 1,521st (5,302nd per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 515th (3,197th per 100k)
  • Arson: 117th (825th per 100k)

In Clay County (2015)

  • Population: 3rd
  • Violent Crimes: 3rd (6th per 100k)
  • Rape: 4th (5th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 3rd (6th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 3rd (4th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 3rd (2nd per 100k)
  • Larceny: 3rd (4th per 100k)

General Data

  • Population: 2,409
  • Households: 906
  • Median Income: $50,000
  • Land Area: 2.498 miles2
  • Water Area: 0.06 miles2
  • Time Zone: CST

Lawson, MO Crime Rate Information

Crime Category 2014 2015
Murder 0 0
Rape 0 1
Agg. Assault 1 3
Robbery 0 0
Burglary 8 18
Vehicle Thefts 2 0
Arson 0 0

Violent Crimes in Lawson, MO in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Murder 0
Rape 1
Aggravated Assault 3
Robbery 0

Property Crimes in Lawson, MO in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Burglary 18
Larceny 23
Motor Vehicle Theft 0
Arson 0

Robbery in Lawson, MO

Year Robbery
2006 1
2007 0
2008 0
2009 0
2010 0
2011 0
2012 0
2013 0
2014 0
2015 0

Arson in Lawson, MO

Year Arson
2006 0
2007 0
2008 0
2009 1
2010 0
2011 4
2012 0
2013 0
2014 0
2015 0

Missouri Criminal Statistics:


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Crime Category 2014 2015
Violent Crimes 26856 30261
Murder 403 502
Rape 4085 4407
Agg. Assault 18482 20830
Robbery 5592 6376
Property Crimes 176237 173642
Burglary 35258 34006
Larceny 124622 122637
Vehicle Thefts 16357 16999
Arson 0 0

Robbery in the state of Missouri

Year Robbery
2006 7587
2007 7165
2008 7390
2009 7452
2010 6132
2011 6269
2012 5782
2013 5484
2014 5592
2015 6376

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