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Total crime 69%
Violent crime 51%
Property crime 93%
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StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGalena/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime125n/a (estimate)3,9621,9852,346
Murder0n/a0.09.16.5
Rape2n/a63.440.438.4
Robbery0n/a0.097.473.9
Assault4n/a126.8278.9279.7
Violent crime6n/a (estimate)190426388
Burglary6n/a190.2246.4314.2
Theft112n/a3,549.91,143.51,398.0
Vehicle theft1n/a31.7169.5246.0
Property crime119n/a (estimate)3,7721,5591,958

Key findings

  • Galena crime rates are 69% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Galena are 51% lower than the national average
  • In Galena you have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Galena is safer than 26% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Galena has not changed

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      Daily Crime In Galena (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Galena

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Galena is 1 in 526
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Galena is 1 in 27
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Galena is 1 in 26

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

      Galena police department

      ItemGalenaIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1230,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.52.63.3
      There are a total of 12 Galena police officers. This results in 3.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 31.9% greater than the Illinois average and 7.4% greater 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

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Cuba City, WI2,076000
      Elizabeth, IL7710277277
      The Galena Territory, IL1,24160219279
      Hazel Green, WI1,0480576576
      Dickeyville, WI1,164132607739
      Bellevue, IA2,193134750884
      Apple Canyon Lake, IL3713231,1831,506
      Galena, IL3,4021903,7723,962

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Ferriday, LA3,4023072,5492,856
      Red Oaks Mill, NY3,402172667838
      Mayfield, OH3,40159352411
      Mansfield, PA3,40168136204
      Old Mystic, CT3,40390775866
      Galena, IL3,4021903,7723,962
      Source: The Galena, IL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.