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Total crime 46%
Violent crime 72%
Property crime 42%
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 peopleWest Point/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,777 (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)653 (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)3,124 (estimate)1,9332,200

Key findings

  • West Point crime rates are 46% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in West Point are 72% higher than the national average
  • In West Point you have a 1 in 27 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • West Point is safer than 10% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in West Point has decreased by 5%

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

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      Daily Crime In West Point (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in West Point

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in West Point is 1 in 154
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in West Point is 1 in 33
      The chance of being a victim of crime in West Point is 1 in 27

      Year Over Year Crime In West Point (per 100,000 people)

      West Point police department

      ItemWest PointIllinoisNational
      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

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      Carthage, IL2,513819331,014
      Camp Point, IL1,1351959311,125
      Warsaw, IL1,4751999521,150
      Hamilton, IL2,9162131,0191,232
      Ursa, IL6195232,5023,025
      Mendon, IL9355712,7303,301
      Lima, IL1215772,7613,338
      West Point, IL1976533,1243,777

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Roslyn, SD1976382,7223,360
      Washta, IA1973682,4892,857
      Moore, MT1975383,5934,131
      Welch, TX1975673,2673,834
      Knobel, AR1978324,4535,284
      West Point, IL1976533,1243,777
      Source: The West Point, 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.