Public Safety can be viewed using a number of different indicators such as violent crime rates; property crime rates, juvenile apprehension rate, motor vehicle accidents and reports of hate crimes.
Illinois State Police
The Illinois State Police website provides the following data reports:
- CRIME DATA - Viewing of crime data allows for selection of a year and a crime data category.
- TRAFFIC DATA - Viewing of traffic data allows for selection of an area (e.g., county, city) and establishment of search criteria (e.g., alcohol related, date), resulting in display of corresponding traffic fatalities.
CJ DataNet, an Internet clearinghouse of criminal justice data for the State of Illinois. The Authority collects, maintains and updates a variety of criminal justice data to support its research and evaluation efforts. These data can be used to research broad issues facing the criminal justice system or to simply examine crime problems in a specific Illinois city, county or regional area.