Homicide Tracker

There have been 210 homicides in the Kansas City metro area in 2020. In Kansas City, Missouri, 144 people have been killed. Click the dot to learn more about the victim and the case. In some cases, the addresses are approximate. 

This map is a work in progress and is regularly updated. 

Note: Some police departments, including Kansas City, Kansas, count those killed by police in officer-involved shootings as homicides. For the purposes of this tracker, those deaths will not be counted, unless charges are brought against an officer.

Homicides in Past Years
  • Homicides 2019
  • Homicides 2018
  • Homicides 2017
  • Homicides 2016
  • Homicides 2015
Homicides 2019

There were 225 homicides in the Kansas City metro area in 2019. In Kansas City, Missouri, 150 people were killed. Click the dot to learn more about the victim and the case. In some cases, the addresses are approximate. 

Homicides 2018

There were 207 homicides in the Kansas City metro area in 2018. Seven children, 16 years of age or younger, were killed. Fifteen people were killed by police. Click the dot to learn more about the victim and the case. In some cases, the addresses are approximate. 

Homicides 2017

There were 203 homicides in the Kansas City metro area in 2017. Seven children, 16 years of age or younger, were killed. Seven people were killed by police. Click the dot to learn more about the victim and the case. In some cases, the addresses are approximate.

Homicides 2016

There were 187 homicides in the Kansas City metro area in 2016. Twelve people killed were children 16 years of age or younger. Two people were killed by police. Click the dot to learn more about the victim and the case. In some cases, the addresses are approximate.

Homicides 2015

There were 150 homicides in the Kansas City metro area in 2015. Eight of those people were killed by police. Eleven of those people were children 16 years of age or younger. Click the dot to learn more about the victim and the case. In some cases, the addresses are approximate.