West Chicago, IL Arrest Records

West Chicago, IL is among the safest cities in the USA with 1.24 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 average. It is the 152nd safest city in Illinois among the 451 cities.
West Chicago, IL property crime has lower rate than the national average of 28.42, with 10.66 average property crimes recorded in 2016 of which 233 larceny theft related arrests that decreased by 14.65% compared to 2015.

West Chicago Crime Rate

Total arrests in West Chicago 2016 decreased by 13.95% compared to 2015 and has lower crime rate than national average of 33.12. Violent crimes increased from 22 to 34 while non-violent crime decreased by 18.16% from 358 to 293.

5 Crimes In West Chicago, IL in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 233
Burglary 46
Aggravated assault 18
Motor vehicle theft 14
Robbery 10

Other Cities in Illinois with the Most Arrests

Among the 451 cities in state the most dangerous is Chicago with 30,126 violent crimes that’s 59.18% of total of 50,906. Sauget has the highest number of records per 1,000 people that is above the state average of 28 and higher than national average of 33.

City Arrests
Cherry Valley 83.60
Danville 75.04
Lansing 70.52
Oak Brook 70.36
Cairo 67.44

Safest Cities in Illinois

Are you planning a move to Illinois? Here are the safest cities in Illinois with the lowest arrest rates. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime in West Chicago is 1 out of 199 up by 0.11% compared to previous year. The lowest rate of violent crime is in Channahon and the safest city to encounter a property crime is in Pawnee.

City Arrests
Pawnee 1.11
Mount Olive 2.51
Channahon 2.78
Aviston 2.85
Glasford 3.00

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in West Chicago increased by 54.55% from 2015 and increased by 47.83% during the last 5 years since 2011 from 23 to 34. In 2016 violent crime rate in West Chicago was 73.64% lower than the national average. Your chances of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.124%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rate in West Chicago decreased by 18.16% from 2015 and decreased by 15.07% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 345 to 293. In 2016 property crime rate in West Chicago was 62.5% lower than the national rate. Your chances of being a victim of property crime is 1.066%.

How West Chicago stands up against other cities

West Chicago vs. Wilmette

You’ll be in more risk in West Chicago compared to Wilmette that had 2.39% lower crime rate compared to West Chicago according to the FBI.
Assault rates of 0.6548 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8422 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.1820 in Wilmette city.
Arson rates of 0.0728 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.1465 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.1092 in Wilmette.

West Chicago vs. Oak Forest

You’ll be in more safety in West Chicago compared to Oak Forest that had 2.36% higher crime rate compared to West Chicago according to the FBI.
Murder rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.0614 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.0356 in Oak Forest city.
Larceny rates of 8.4758 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 20.5437 per 1,000 people and higher than average 7.6189 in Oak Forest.

Names with the most arrests in West Chicago

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the matching records on PoliceArrests.com 100% are people aged between 21-30.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in West Chicago is 0.64% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 3.26 daily crimes that occur in West Chicago.
  • West Chicago is more violent than Wilmette.
  • In West Chicago you have a 1 in 84 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in West Chicago have decreased by 13.95%.