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Total crime 50%
Violent crime 42%
Property crime 52%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePolo/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,280 (estimate)2,3372,580
Murdern/an/an/a6.95.0
Rapen/an/an/a46.042.6
Robberyn/an/an/a111.586.2
Assaultn/an/an/a239.7246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)221 (estimate)404381
Burglaryn/an/an/a306.7376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a153.8228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,058 (estimate)1,9332,200

Key findings

  • Polo crime rates are 50% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Polo are 42% lower than the national average
  • In Polo you have a 1 in 79 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Polo is safer than 58% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Polo has decreased by 36%

Polo crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Polo (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Polo

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Polo is 1 in 453
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Polo is 1 in 95
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Polo is 1 in 79

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

      Polo police department

      ItemPoloIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)430,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.72.63.3
      There are a total of 4 Polo police officers. This results in 1.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 35.4% less than the Illinois average and 47.4% 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
      Lanark, IL1,54207575
      Shannon, IL6460574574
      Mount Morris, IL3,00836571606
      Milledgeville, IL1,0521049401,045
      Forreston, IL1,7711899041,092
      Franklin Grove, IL1,0601929211,113
      Rock Falls, IL9,1041241,0061,131
      Polo, IL2,1312211,0581,280

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Pine Air, FL2,1312211,3081,529
      Remsenburg-Speonk, NY2,13155226281
      Southmont, PA2,131129630759
      South Creek, WA2,1321381,3041,442
      Sag Harbor, NY2,13255226281
      Polo, IL2,1312211,0581,280
      Source: The Polo, 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.