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Total crime 34%
Violent crime 1%
Property crime 40%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHazel Crest/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime476n/a (estimate)3,4472,3372,580
Murder2n/a14.56.95.0
Rape7n/a50.746.042.6
Robbery25n/a181.0111.586.2
Assault18n/a130.3239.7246.8
Violent crime52n/a (estimate)377404381
Burglary85n/a615.5306.7376.0
Theft273n/a1,976.71,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theft66n/a477.9153.8228.9
Property crime424n/a (estimate)3,0701,9332,200

Key findings

  • Hazel Crest crime rates are 34% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Hazel Crest are 1% lower than the national average
  • In Hazel Crest you have a 1 in 30 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Hazel Crest is safer than 23% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Hazel Crest has increased by 17%

Hazel Crest crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Hazel Crest (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Hazel Crest on a daily basis (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Illinois and the USA. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Hazel Crest (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Illinois, are 1.47 times more than the state average and 1.34 times more than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Hazel Crest on a daily basis are 1.07 times less than than Illinois average and 1.01 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Hazel Crest are 1.59 times more than the daily state average and 1.40 times more than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Hazel Crest (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in Hazel Crest in comparison to other Illinois communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is Hazel Crest safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show Hazel Crest being safer than 15% of cities in Illinois and 23% of cities across the United States. This is evident by tracking Illinois cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Hazel Crest. In conclusion, Hazel Crest ranks below average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Hazel Crest

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Hazel Crest is 1 in 266
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Hazel Crest is 1 in 33
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Hazel Crest is 1 in 30
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Hazel Crest? If you reside in Hazel Crest, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 266. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 33 change that you will become a victim of a property crime. These sorts of crimes against personal property include: burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Hazel Crest, is 1 in 30.

      Year Over Year Crime In Hazel Crest (per 100,000 people)

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Hazel Crest is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Hazel Crest has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 29% in Hazel Crest, while property crimes in Hazel Crest have increased by 28%. Total crime has increased by 17% year over year.

      Hazel Crest police department

      ItemHazel CrestIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3330,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.32.63.3
      There are a total of 33 Hazel Crest police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 12% less than the Illinois average and 28.4% 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
      Justice, IL12,95755226281
      Manhattan, IL7,40525330355
      Hometown, IL4,34370352422
      Palos Hills, IL17,545104484588
      Willow Springs, IL5,67771550621
      Homer Glen, IL24,38537605641
      St. John, IN15,77717630647
      Hazel Crest, IL13,9243773,0703,447

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Kings Park West, VA13,92576635711
      Collingswood, NJ13,9252172,0152,232
      New Cassel, NY13,9223661,5061,872
      Buford, GA13,9273212,5292,851
      Morris, IL13,9301081,6081,716
      Hazel Crest, IL13,9243773,0703,447
      Source: The Hazel Crest, 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.