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Total crime 46%
Violent crime 73%
Property crime 41%
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 peopleDowell/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,641 (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)658 (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)2,983 (estimate)1,8472,110

Key findings

  • Dowell crime rates are 46% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Dowell are 73% higher than the national average
  • In Dowell you have a 1 in 28 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Dowell is safer than 10% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Dowell has decreased by 4%

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

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      Daily Crime In Dowell (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Dowell

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Dowell is 1 in 153
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Dowell is 1 in 34
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Dowell is 1 in 28

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

      Dowell police department

      ItemDowellIllinoisNational
      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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      Hurst, IL7050253253
      Cambria, IL1,33778390468
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      Royalton, IL1,124179538717
      Du Quoin, IL5,932245473719
      Crainville, IL1,456161731892
      De Soto, IL1,658331596927
      Dowell, IL3506582,9833,641

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      Bristol, SD3505772,5633,141
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      Orient, IL3506582,9833,641
      Dowell, IL3506582,9833,641
      Source: The Dowell, 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.