Cook County, IL Arrest Records

Cook County, IL is among the safest counties in the USA with 0.03 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has lower total crime rate than Sangamon, Winnebago, Will, Madison, Champaign counties in Illinois.
Cook County, IL property crime rate is 0.13 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 447 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that decreased by 29.94% compared to 2015.

Cook County, IL Crime Rate

Total arrests in Cook County in 2016 decreased by 24.18% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes decreased from 188 to 167 while non-violent crime decreased by 26.78% from 941 to 689.

5 Crimes In Cook County, IL in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 447
Burglary 162
Aggravated assault 109
Motor vehicle theft 80
Revised rape 29

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Cook County decreased by 11.17% from 2015 and decreased by 46.65% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 313 to 167. In 2016 violent crime rate in Cook County was 99.32% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.003%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Cook County decreased by 26.78% from 2015 and decreased by 46.13% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 1,279 to 689. In 2016 property crime rate in Cook County was 99.53% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.013%.

How Cook stands up against other counties

Cook vs. DuPage

You’ll be in more safety in Cook compared to DuPage county that had 447.47% higher crime rate compared to Cook county according to the FBI.
Assault rates of 0.0209 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8422 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.0473 in DuPage county.
Arson rates of 0.0031 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.1465 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0000 in DuPage county.

Cook vs. Lake

You’ll be in more safety in Cook compared to Lake county that had 890.02% higher crime rate compared to Cook county according to the FBI.
Murder rates of 0.0013 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.0614 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0000 in Lake county.
Arson rates of 0.0031 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.1465 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.0100 in Lake county.

Names with the most arrests in Cook

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Cook, Illinois, the most crimes, that's 50% of all records in county are committed by the people aged between 10-20.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Cook County is 1% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 0.05 daily crimes that occur in Cook County.
  • Cook, IL is safer than DuPage.
  • In Cook County you have a 1 in 6079 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Cook, IL have decreased by 24.18%.

Cook Police Departments

Cities in Cook County