Pontiac, IL Arrest Records

Pontiac, IL is among the safest cities in the USA with 2.21 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 average. It is the 298th safest city in Illinois among the 451 cities.
Pontiac, IL property crime has lower rate than the national average of 28.42, with 18.86 average property crimes recorded in 2016 of which 181 larceny theft related arrests.

Pontiac Crime Rate

5 Crimes In Pontiac, IL in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 181
Burglary 37
Aggravated assault 23
Motor vehicle theft 4
Robbery 3

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 Pontiac 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

How Pontiac stands up against other cities

Pontiac vs. Schiller Park

You’ll be in more risk in Pontiac compared to Schiller Park that had 0.3% lower crime rate compared to Pontiac according to the FBI.
Robbery rates of 0.2549 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 1.3602 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.5082 in Schiller Park city.
Larceny rates of 15.3768 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 20.5437 per 1,000 people and higher than average 13.6360 in Schiller Park.

Names with the most arrests in Pontiac