World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Crime in Illinois

Article Id: WHEBN0026060783
Reproduction Date:

Title: Crime in Illinois  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Crime in Hawaii, Crime in Arizona, Crime in Maine, Crime in Alaska, Crime in Texas
Collection:
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

Crime in Illinois

This article refers to crime in the state of Illinois.

State statistics

In 2008 there were 446,135 crimes reported in Illinois, including 790 murders.[1]

Policing

In 2008, Illinois had 877 State and local law enforcement agencies.[2] Those agencies employed a total of 52,838 staff.[3] Of the total staff, 41,277 were sworn officers (defined as those with general arrest powers).[4]

Police ratio

In 2008, Illinois had 321 police officers per 100,000 residents.[5]

Capital punishment laws

Capital punishment is not applied in Illinois.[6]

See also

References

  1. ^ http://www.disastercenter.com/crime/ilcrime.htm
  2. ^ U.S. Department of Justice, Census of State and Local Law Enforcement Agencies, 2008, p.15
  3. ^ U.S. Department of Justice, Census of State and Local Law Enforcement Agencies, 2008, p.15
  4. ^ U.S. Department of Justice, Census of State and Local Law Enforcement Agencies, 2008, p.15
  5. ^ U.S. Department of Justice, Census of State and Local Law Enforcement Agencies, 2008, p.15
  6. ^ http://www.cnn.com/2011/CRIME/03/09/illinois.death.penalty/index.html?iref=allsearch
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.