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Total crime 35%
Violent crime 60%
Property crime 31%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDolton/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,365 (estimate)2,2532,489
Murdern/an/an/a6.65.0
Rapen/an/an/a48.042.6
Robberyn/an/an/a98.481.6
Assaultn/an/an/a254.0250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)608 (estimate)407379
Burglaryn/an/an/a271.7340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a148.2219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,757 (estimate)1,8472,110

Key findings

  • Dolton crime rates are 35% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Dolton are 60% higher than the national average
  • In Dolton you have a 1 in 30 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Dolton is safer than 13% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Dolton has decreased by 4%

Dolton crime map

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The Dolton crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Dolton 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 Dolton crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Dolton (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Dolton

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Dolton is 1 in 165
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Dolton is 1 in 37
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Dolton is 1 in 30

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

      Dolton police department

      ItemDoltonIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)5130,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.22.63.3
      There are a total of 51 Dolton police officers. This results in 2.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 17.2% less than the Illinois average and 32.6% less than the National average.

      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
      Palos Park, IL4,93421336357
      Orland Hills, IL7,24114354368
      Hometown, IL4,34370352422
      Justice, IL12,95732465497
      La Grange Park, IL13,59645611656
      St. John, IN15,77722671693
      Palos Hills, IL17,545111659769
      Dolton, IL23,1136082,7573,365

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Webster Groves, MO23,111109717826
      Highland, IN23,107861,7691,854
      Munster, IN23,103981,4681,566
      Landover, MD23,1246742,8953,569
      Rosemount, MN23,09984585669
      Dolton, IL23,1136082,7573,365
      Source: The Dolton, IL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.