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Total crime 42%
Violent crime 67%
Property crime 38%
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 peopleButler/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,668 (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)634 (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)3,034 (estimate)1,9332,200

Key findings

  • Butler crime rates are 42% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Butler are 67% higher than the national average
  • In Butler you have a 1 in 28 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Butler is safer than 11% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Butler has decreased by 5%

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      Daily Crime In Butler (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Butler

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Butler is 1 in 158
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Butler is 1 in 33
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Butler is 1 in 28

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

      Butler police department

      ItemButlerIllinoisNational
      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.

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      Witt, IL9100822822
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      Butler, IL1546343,0343,668

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      Butler, IL1546343,0343,668
      Source: The Butler, 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.