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Total crime 30%
Violent crime 68%
Property crime 22%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; 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 peopleLerna/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,041 (estimate)1,9852,346
Murdern/an/an/a9.16.5
Rapen/an/an/a40.438.4
Robberyn/an/an/a97.473.9
Assaultn/an/an/a278.9279.7
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)653 (estimate)426388
Burglaryn/an/an/a246.4314.2
Theftn/an/an/a1,143.51,398.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a169.5246.0
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,388 (estimate)1,5591,958

Key findings

  • Lerna crime rates are 30% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Lerna are 68% higher than the national average
  • In Lerna you have a 1 in 33 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Lerna is safer than 12% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Lerna has decreased by 12%

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

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      Daily Crime In Lerna (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lerna

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lerna is 1 in 154
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lerna is 1 in 42
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Lerna is 1 in 33

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

      Lerna police department

      ItemLernaIllinoisNational
      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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      Charleston, IL21,257155420575
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      Sigel, IL3495732,0972,670
      Ashmore, IL8525802,1212,701
      Lerna, IL2726532,3883,041

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      Ames, OK2726013,5404,141
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      Reading, KS2726243,2273,850
      Lerna, IL2726532,3883,041
      Source: The Lerna, 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.