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Total crime 43%
Violent crime 70%
Property crime 38%
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, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleEast Cape Girardeau/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,565 (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)644 (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)2,921 (estimate)1,8472,110

Key findings

  • East Cape Girardeau crime rates are 43% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in East Cape Girardeau are 70% higher than the national average
  • In East Cape Girardeau you have a 1 in 29 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • East Cape Girardeau is safer than 11% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in East Cape Girardeau has decreased by 4%

East Cape Girardeau crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In East Cape Girardeau (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in East Cape Girardeau

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in East Cape Girardeau is 1 in 156
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in East Cape Girardeau is 1 in 35
      The chance of being a victim of crime in East Cape Girardeau is 1 in 29

      Year Over Year Crime In East Cape Girardeau (per 100,000 people)

      East Cape Girardeau police department

      ItemEast Cape GirardeauIllinoisNational
      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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      Delta, MO320000
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      Jackson, MO14,6411061,5051,610
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      Scott City, MO4,5242452,0032,248
      East Cape Girardeau, IL6706442,9213,565

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      Finzel, MD6706462,7763,422
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      East Cape Girardeau, IL6706442,9213,565
      Source: The East Cape Girardeau, 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.