Blue Springs, MO Criminal and Public Records

Are you searching for criminal records or background information on someone in Blue Springs, MO? BeenVerified has access to public arrest records in Jackson County that can help you identify criminal background history for individuals in and around the Blue Springs area. Blue Springs has a population of 54,148, which makes it the 11th largest city in Missouri, and an average income of $63,753. We’ve compiled helpful crime statistics below, or you can look up a specific person’s criminal records.

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Crime in Blue Springs, MO

One of the first ways to gauge crime is to look at the reported crimes in that city over a year’s time. Keep in mind that you cannot compare one city’s reported crimes to another city’s reported crimes without also understanding any differences in population. In addition, the reported crime rate and the actual crime rate may be very different; crimes such as forcible rape are notoriously underreported, while crimes like motor vehicle theft have higher reporting rates.

In 2015, there were 59 reported violent crimes and 1537 reported property crimes in Blue Springs. This compares to 30,261 reported violent crimes and 173,642 reported property crimes statewide in Missouri. This makes Blue Springs 277th in the state of Missouri when it comes to violent crimes per 100k people.

The most common violent crime in Blue Springs was agg. assault, with 21 reported. The most common property crime was larceny, with 1,234 reported.

In addition to these major crimes, there were a number of other offenses committed, but most of those were charged as misdemeanors. Our charts below have much more information.

Blue Springs Crime Rankings:

Statewide (2015)

  • Population: 11th
  • Violent Crimes: 40th (277th per 100k)
  • Rape: 11th (127th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 55th (309th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 22nd (111th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 11th (129th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 16th (196th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 11th (115th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 13th (106th per 100k)
  • Arson: 14th (96th per 100k)

Nationwide (2015)

  • Population: 708th
  • Violent Crimes: 574th (3,715th per 100k)
  • Murder: 77th (413th per 100k)
  • Rape: 173rd (1,091st per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 465th (3,584th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 322nd (1,516th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 614th (2,400th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 526th (3,037th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 556th (2,101st per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 416th (1,526th per 100k)
  • Arson: 115th (778th per 100k)

In Jackson County (2015)

  • Population: 4th
  • Violent Crimes: 6th (8th per 100k)
  • Rape: 3rd (7th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 6th (11th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 5th (6th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 4th (6th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 5th (7th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 4th (5th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 6th (9th per 100k)
  • Arson: 5th (7th per 100k)

General Data

  • Population: 54,148
  • Households: 19,132
  • Median Income: $63,753
  • Land Area: 22.352 miles2
  • Water Area: 0.077 miles2
  • Time Zone: CDT

Blue Springs, MO Crime Rate Information

Crime Category 2014 2015
Murder 2 0
Rape 17 18
Agg. Assault 44 21
Robbery 21 20
Burglary 224 203
Vehicle Thefts 116 100
Arson 1 3

Violent Crimes in Blue Springs, MO in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Murder 0
Rape 18
Aggravated Assault 21
Robbery 20

Property Crimes in Blue Springs, MO in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Burglary 203
Larceny 1234
Motor Vehicle Theft 100
Arson 3

Property Crimes in Blue Springs, MO

Year Property Crimes
2006 1754
2007 1765
2008 1933
2009 1739
2010 1701
2011 1520
2012 1767
2013 1457
2014 1372
2015 1537

Violent Crimes in Blue Springs, MO

Year Violent Crimes
2006 98
2007 80
2008 126
2009 119
2010 99
2011 116
2012 128
2013 133
2014 84
2015 59

Missouri Criminal Statistics:

Criminal Records Lookup

Do you want to lookup a specific individual’s criminal records? While a criminal background check may be important, it is important to understand that that the presence or absence of some criminal history may not be indicative of a person’s actual criminal behavior. People can be arrested for and charged with crimes that they did not commit, while other people may never be charged with crimes that they did commit. Therefore, when looking at an individual’s criminal background, it is important to understand the differences between arrests, charges, and convictions. It is equally important to understand that the absence of a criminal record does not guarantee that a person has not engaged in criminal behavior or will not engage in future criminal behavior.

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Missouri Statistics:

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

While the overall numbers can help you find some information, the crime rate is more informative. The crime rate can be reported in various ways; here we have chosen to report the crime rate as incidents per 1,000 people. By looking at the crime rate in a city, you can determine whether that city is more or less dangerous than surrounding cities. Here, we have compiled comparisons of the rate for various crimes in Blue Springs and compared them to the rates for that same crime in Missouri and nationwide.

Property Crimes in the state of Missouri

Year Property Crimes
2006 223570
2007 219759
2008 216585
2009 202698
2010 200414
2011 198882
2012 199590
2013 189606
2014 176237
2015 173642

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