The city of Mount Prospect, with a total population of 54,162, experienced 1,722 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, the arrest rate totaled 109.30 per 10,000 residents. This represents a 65.47% difference making Mount Prospect lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. Of those, 25 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Mount Prospect also handled 567 arrests for property crimes during 2017. Compared to Arlington Heights and Des Plaines, Mount Prospect is a more dangerous place to live.
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The city of Mount Prospect experienced a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Mount Prospect totaled 25 violent crimes and 567 non-violent crimes.
During 2010-2017, Mount Prospect experienced 234 violent crimes. Of those, 2 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, 1 were for revised rape, another 19 were for legacy rape, 67 were for robbery, and 145 were for aggravated assault.
It is situated in Cook county, Illinois with a total number of 99 employees - 10 female, 70 male officers and 19 civilians. Mount Prospect PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is IL0167200, it belongs to the East North Central division in the Midwest region with a region code of Region II.