KANSAS – The Kansas Bureau of Investigation has released the 2020 Kansas crime index report.
Numbers show that violent crime in the Sunflower State increased by 9.5% from 2019.
Nearly 14,000 violent crimes were reported in Kansas. Everything from murder, rape, robbery, and aggravated assault and battery.
Murders hit a record high in Kansas last year: 193.
Aggravated assaults and batteries were up nearly 14%.
Two crimes were down, reported rapes and robberies.