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Total crime 37%
Violent crime 78%
Property crime 29%
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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 peopleTamms/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,208 (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)688 (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)2,519 (estimate)1,5591,958

Key findings

  • Tamms crime rates are 37% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Tamms are 78% higher than the national average
  • In Tamms you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Tamms is safer than 11% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Tamms has decreased by 12%

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

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      Daily Crime In Tamms (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Tamms

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Tamms is 1 in 146
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Tamms is 1 in 40
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Tamms is 1 in 32

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

      Tamms police department

      ItemTammsIllinoisNational
      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.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Jonesboro, IL2,0052368641,099
      Mounds, IL1,0542398751,114
      Scott City, MO4,5242022,0192,221
      New Grand Chain, IL1636222,2772,899
      Barlow, KY6753712,5522,924
      Olmsted, IL4356642,4303,094
      Dongola, IL7876642,4323,096
      Tamms, IL7496882,5193,208

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Gasquet, CA7496453,1203,765
      Bishopville, MD7494491,8082,258
      Walnut Grove, MS7493962,8593,255
      Palatine Bridge, NY7495352,0752,611
      Roscoe, PA7495342,2512,785
      Tamms, IL7496882,5193,208
      Source: The Tamms, 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.