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Total crime 25%
Violent crime 48%
Property crime 21%
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 peopleLaPlace/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,104 (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)561 (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)2,543 (estimate)1,8472,110

Key findings

  • LaPlace crime rates are 25% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in LaPlace are 48% higher than the national average
  • In LaPlace you have a 1 in 33 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • LaPlace is safer than 15% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in LaPlace has decreased by 4%

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      Daily Crime In LaPlace (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in LaPlace

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in LaPlace is 1 in 179
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in LaPlace is 1 in 40
      The chance of being a victim of crime in LaPlace is 1 in 33

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

      LaPlace police department

      ItemLaPlaceIllinoisNational
      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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      Forsyth, IL3,421126570696
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      Cerro Gordo, IL1,4041908601,049
      Argenta, IL1,1251908631,053
      LaPlace, IL1615612,5433,104

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      Stuart, OK1615943,9124,506
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      Elko, SC1617444,2795,023
      LaPlace, IL1615612,5433,104
      Source: The LaPlace, 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.