Joliet, IL Arrest Records

Joliet, IL is among the safest cities in the USA with 3.30 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 average. It is the 309th safest city in Illinois among the 451 cities.
Joliet, IL property crime has lower rate than the national average of 28.42, with 18.94 average property crimes recorded in 2016 of which 2,143 larceny theft related arrests that decreased by 17.55% compared to 2015.

Joliet Crime Rate

Total arrests in Joliet 2016 decreased by 18.1% compared to 2015 and has lower crime rate than national average of 33.12. Violent crimes increased from 461 to 488 while non-violent crime decreased by 21.21% from 3,555 to 2,801.

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

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 2,143
Burglary 517
Aggravated assault 299
Motor vehicle theft 141
Robbery 128

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 Joliet 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 Joliet increased by 5.86% from 2015 and decreased by 5.61% during the last 5 years since 2011 from 517 to 488. In 2016 violent crime rate in Joliet was 29.68% lower than the national average. Your chances of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.33%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rate in Joliet decreased by 21.21% from 2015 and decreased by 27.45% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 3,861 to 2,801. In 2016 property crime rate in Joliet was 33.37% lower than the national rate. Your chances of being a victim of property crime is 1.894%.

How Joliet stands up against other cities

Joliet vs. Naperville

You’ll be in more risk in Joliet compared to Naperville that had 49.01% lower crime rate compared to Joliet according to the FBI.
Murder rates of 0.0676 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 0.0614 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0000 in Naperville city.
Larceny rates of 14.4909 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 20.5437 per 1,000 people and higher than average 9.4617 in Naperville.

Joliet vs. Rockford

You’ll be in more safety in Joliet compared to Rockford that had 144.37% higher crime rate compared to Joliet according to the FBI.
Assault rates of 2.0218 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8422 per 1,000 people and lower than average 11.8415 in Rockford city.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 0.9534 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and lower than average 3.1419 in Rockford.

Names with the most arrests in Joliet

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the matching records on PoliceArrests.com 44.44% are people aged between 21-30.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Joliet is 0.33% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 6.09 daily crimes that occur in Joliet.
  • Joliet is more violent than Naperville.
  • In Joliet you have a 1 in 45 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Joliet have decreased by 18.1%.