Lee's Summit, MO Criminal and Public Records

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Crime in Lee's Summit and Missouri

In general, there has been an overall decline in crime across the United States. However, nationwide trends are not necessarily indicative of local criminal patterns. Instead, one needs to examine local crime statistics.

In 2015, Lee's Summit experienced 99 reported violent crimes. Of those violent crimes, the most reported crime was agg. assault with 65 reported followed by robbery and rape. Statewide, there were 497.4 violent crimes per 100,000 people.

In addition to violent crimes, there were also property crimes. Of those property crimes, the most reported crime was larceny, followed by burglary and vehicle thefts. Note that in Missouri, the most common property crime was larceny with 1,460 reported.

Remember that in addition to these major offenses, usually charged as felonies, the city experienced a number of lesser crimes. You can peruse our statistics to find out general criminal information about Lee's Summit:

Disclaimer: The city of Lee's Summit resides in these counties: Cass County, Jackson County.


Lee's Summit Crime Rankings:

Statewide (2015)

  • Population: 6th
  • Violent Crimes: 23rd (283rd per 100k)
  • Murder: 9th (54th per 100k)
  • Rape: 14th (167th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 25th (275th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 24th (147th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 9th (222nd per 100k)
  • Burglary: 14th (272nd per 100k)
  • Larceny: 9th (194th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 11th (180th per 100k)
  • Arson: 14th (104th per 100k)

Nationwide (2015)

  • Population: 316th
  • Violent Crimes: 534th (3,762nd per 100k)
  • Murder: 77th (406th per 100k)
  • Rape: 176th (1,267th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 421st (3,291st per 100k)
  • Robbery: 324th (1,696th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 533rd (4,141st per 100k)
  • Burglary: 513th (4,063rd per 100k)
  • Larceny: 464th (3,652nd per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 413th (2,179th per 100k)
  • Arson: 115th (802nd per 100k)

In Jackson County (2015)

  • Population: 3rd
  • Violent Crimes: 5th (10th per 100k)
  • Murder: 4th (5th per 100k)
  • Rape: 4th (10th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 5th (9th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 6th (7th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 3rd (11th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 4th (12th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 3rd (10th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 5th (13th per 100k)
  • Arson: 5th (8th per 100k)

General Data

  • Population: 95,094
  • Households: 34,056
  • Median Income: $78,377
  • Land Area: 63.773 miles2
  • Water Area: 2.07 miles2
  • Time Zone: CDT

Lee's Summit, MO Crime Rate Information

Crime Category 2014 2015
Murder 2 1
Rape 19 15
Agg. Assault 42 65
Robbery 19 18
Burglary 245 216
Vehicle Thefts 104 103
Arson 0 3

Violent Crimes in Lee's Summit, MO in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Murder 1
Rape 15
Aggravated Assault 65
Robbery 18

Property Crimes in Lee's Summit, MO in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Burglary 216
Larceny 1460
Motor Vehicle Theft 103
Arson 3

Property Crimes in Lee's Summit, MO

Year Property Crimes
2006 2315
2007 2479
2008 2283
2009 2179
2010 2129
2011 2116
2012 2127
2013 1958
2014 1797
2015 1779

Murder in Lee's Summit, MO

Year Murder
2006 2
2007 0
2008 2
2009 1
2010 2
2011 0
2012 0
2013 0
2014 2
2015 1

Missouri Criminal Statistics:


You can also look at statewide statistics for State:
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

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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