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Total crime 33%
Violent crime 72%
Property crime 27%
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 peopleMorris/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime254n/a (estimate)1,7162,3372,580
Murder0n/a0.06.95.0
Rape4n/a27.046.042.6
Robbery5n/a33.8111.586.2
Assault7n/a47.3239.7246.8
Violent crime16n/a (estimate)108404381
Burglary13n/a87.8306.7376.0
Theft212n/a1,432.61,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theft13n/a87.8153.8228.9
Property crime238n/a (estimate)1,6081,9332,200

Key findings

  • Morris crime rates are 33% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Morris are 72% lower than the national average
  • In Morris you have a 1 in 59 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Morris is safer than 63% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Morris has decreased by 20%

Morris crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Morris (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Morris 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 Morris (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Illinois, are 1.36 times less than the state average and 1.50 times less than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Morris on a daily basis are 3.74 times less than than Illinois average and 3.52 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Morris are 1.20 times less than the daily state average and 1.37 times less than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Morris (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Morris to every other city in Illinois, as well as the entirety of the United States, is Morris safe? The gauges above illustrate that Morris is safer than 43% of every city located within Illinois along with 63% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Illinois and in the United States as a whole. As a result, Morris, IL is ranked above average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Morris

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Morris is 1 in 925
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Morris is 1 in 63
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Morris is 1 in 59
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Morris, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 925. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 63 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Morris is 1 in 59.

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

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Morris is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Morris has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 17% in Morris, while property crimes in Morris have decreased by 21%. Total crime has decreased by 20% year over year.

      Morris police department

      ItemMorrisIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2530,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.82.63.3
      There are a total of 25 Morris police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 30.9% less than the Illinois average and 43.7% 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
      Diamond, IL2,73304040
      Coal City, IL5,6879475169
      Channahon, IL12,32970452522
      Shorewood, IL16,53980578658
      Godley, IL7300804804
      Newark, IL1,139139667807
      Braidwood, IL6,102177724901
      Morris, IL13,9301081,6081,716

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Allouez, WI13,9332831,4961,779
      Buford, GA13,9273212,5292,851
      Collingswood, NJ13,9252172,0152,232
      Kings Park West, VA13,92576635711
      Hazel Crest, IL13,9243773,0703,447
      Morris, IL13,9301081,6081,716
      Source: The Morris, 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.