Illinois Criminal and Arrest Records

Criminal Records in IllinoisWe have free crime statistics for Illinois, as well as the 96 counties within it. The population was 20,980,828 and there were 49,354 violent crimes committed. In the same year, there was also 255,729 major property crimes committed.

The most populous county in Illinois is Cook County, while Stephenson County has the least amount of people. However, in terms of violent crimes per person, Adams County has the most crimes, while Carroll County has the least.

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Criminal and Court Records for Counties in Illinois

Illinois Crime Rate Information

Crime Category 2014 2015
Violent Crimes 47663 49354
Murder 685 744
Rape 7240 8370
Agg. Assault 27520 28879
Robbery 15299 14910
Property Crimes 267385 255729
Burglary 50008 46443
Larceny 199926 191634
Vehicle Thefts 17451 17652

Aggravated Assault in IL

Year Assault
2006 40858
2007 40573
2008 38818
2009 36588
2010 32042
2011 30564
2012 29618
2013 26283
2014 27520
2015 28879

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