Kansans reported more sexual assaults, domestic violence and stalking to the police in 2018, according to a report from the Kansas Bureau of Investigation.
Compared to the previous year, its a 6% increase in domestic violence incidents, a 9% increase in rapes and a 27% increase in stalking incidents.
But the numbers dont necessarily reflect an increase in those crimes being committed, KBI spokeswoman Melissa Underwood said.
Stay connected to the stories and events that make your community a special place to call home.
Subscriptions start at $14.90/month.View subscription options
- Unmatched coverage of Allen County’s local news and sports, a tradition dating back to 1867
- Compelling portraits of our residents, experienced reporting and thoughtful analysis
- Unlimited online access to iolaregister.com and our archives