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Total crime 18%
Violent crime 84%
Property crime 6%
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 peoplePalestine/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime39n/a (estimate)3,0352,3372,580
Murder0n/a0.06.95.0
Rape1n/a77.846.042.6
Robbery0n/a0.0111.586.2
Assault8n/a622.6239.7246.8
Violent crime9n/a (estimate)700404381
Burglary8n/a622.6306.7376.0
Theft20n/a1,556.41,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theft2n/a155.6153.8228.9
Property crime30n/a (estimate)2,3351,9332,200

Key findings

  • Palestine crime rates are 18% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Palestine are 84% higher than the national average
  • In Palestine you have a 1 in 33 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Palestine is safer than 11% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Palestine has increased by 33%

Palestine crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Palestine (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Palestine

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Palestine is 1 in 143
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Palestine is 1 in 43
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Palestine is 1 in 33

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

      Palestine police department

      ItemPalestineIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)230,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.52.63.3
      There are a total of 2 Palestine police officers. This results in 1.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 45% less than the Illinois average and 55.2% 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
      Shelburn, IN1,2822061,1721,378
      Sullivan, IN4,1653441,9612,305
      Robinson, IL7,4474732,2632,736
      Stoy, IL1305712,7313,301
      Emison, IN1275022,8663,368
      Hutsonville, IL5546112,9263,537
      Russellville, IL736252,9913,616
      Palestine, IL1,2247002,3353,035

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Anton, TX1,2242221,2791,501
      Stanleytown, VA1,22496802898
      Falling Waters, WV1,22463323386
      Green Valley, CA1,22463334397
      Randolph, NY1,2231968071,003
      Palestine, IL1,2247002,3353,035
      Source: The Palestine, 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.