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Total crime 34%
Violent crime 57%
Property crime 30%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBrussels/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,453 (estimate)2,3372,580
Murdern/an/an/a6.95.0
Rapen/an/an/a46.042.6
Robberyn/an/an/a111.586.2
Assaultn/an/an/a239.7246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)597 (estimate)404381
Burglaryn/an/an/a306.7376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a153.8228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,856 (estimate)1,9332,200

Key findings

  • Brussels crime rates are 34% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Brussels are 57% higher than the national average
  • In Brussels you have a 1 in 29 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Brussels is safer than 13% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Brussels has decreased by 5%

Brussels crime map

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The Brussels crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Brussels as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Brussels crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Brussels (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Brussels

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Brussels is 1 in 168
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Brussels is 1 in 36
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Brussels is 1 in 29

      Year Over Year Crime In Brussels (per 100,000 people)

      Brussels police department

      ItemBrusselsIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a30,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.63.3

      Sex offenders in Illinois

      StateTotal offendersIllinois /100KNational /100K
      Illinois32,213263266
      There are a total of 32,213 sex offenders in Illinois. This yields a total of 263 sex offenders in Illinois per 100,000 residents which is 1% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Old Monroe, MO201000
      Cottleville, MO4,20588265353
      St. Paul, MO2,05379415494
      Winfield, MO1,7150958958
      Dardenne Prairie, MO12,6921911,0081,200
      O'Fallon, MO84,0181631,0731,236
      Flint Hill, MO5382031,0691,272
      Brussels, IL1235972,8563,453

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Gravois Mills, MO1238034,2355,038
      Bromide, OK1236524,0224,674
      Summitville, OH1233442,6763,020
      Hoffman, OK1237104,3815,091
      Edgar, MT1234152,7683,183
      Brussels, IL1235972,8563,453
      Source: The Brussels, IL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.