Peoria, IL Arrest Records

Peoria, IL is among the most violent cities in the USA with 7.60 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 average. It is the 427th safest city in Illinois among the 451 cities.
Peoria, IL property crime has higher rate than the national average of 28.42, with 38.48 average property crimes recorded in 2016 of which 3,116 larceny theft related arrests that decreased by 3.35% compared to 2015.

Peoria Crime Rate

Total arrests in Peoria 2016 increased by 1.61% compared to 2015 and has higher crime rate than national average of 33.12. Violent crimes increased from 772 to 875 while non-violent crime decreased by 0.43% from 4,448 to 4,429.

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

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 3,116
Burglary 1,089
Aggravated assault 490
Robbery 305
Motor vehicle theft 224

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 Peoria 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 Peoria increased by 13.34% from 2015 and increased by 7.49% during the last 5 years since 2011 from 814 to 875. In 2016 violent crime rate in Peoria was 62% higher than the national average. Your chances of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.76%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rate in Peoria decreased by 0.43% from 2015 and decreased by 18.55% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 5,438 to 4,429. In 2016 property crime rate in Peoria was 35.38% higher than the national rate. Your chances of being a victim of property crime is 3.848%.

How Peoria stands up against other cities

Peoria vs. Springfield

You’ll be in more safety in Peoria compared to Springfield that had 20.25% higher crime rate compared to Peoria according to the FBI.
Murder rates of 0.0869 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 0.0614 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0515 in Springfield city.
Arson rates of 0.5300 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 0.1465 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.3861 in Springfield.

Peoria vs. Elgin

You’ll be in more risk in Peoria compared to Elgin that had 65.38% lower crime rate compared to Peoria according to the FBI.
Rape rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.0199 per 1,000 people and the same as average 0.0000 in Elgin city.
Burglary rates of 9.4614 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and higher than average 1.9312 in Elgin.

Names with the most arrests in Peoria

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the matching records on PoliceArrests.com 66.67% are people aged between 21-30.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Peoria is 0.39% higher than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 12.63 daily crimes that occur in Peoria.
  • Peoria is safer than Springfield.
  • In Peoria you have a 1 in 22 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Peoria have increased by 1.61%.