Palos Heights has a population of 12,423. During the past three years, Palos Heights saw 281 arrests. For 2017, the Palos Heights's arrest rate totaled 101.43 per 10,000 residents. This decrease of 67.96% makes Palos Heights lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 5 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Palos Heights also totaled 121 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Arlington Heights and Glencoe, Palos Heights is a more dangerous place to live.
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Overall, Palos Heights had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Palos Heights averaged 5 violent crimes and 121 non-violent crimes.
The city of Palos Heights experienced 31 violent crimes during 2010-2017. Of that total, 1 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 2 was for legacy rape. The robbery total was 11, and the aggravated assault total was 17.
It is situated in Cook county, Illinois with a total number of 0 employees - female, male officers and civilians. Palos Heights PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is IL0168500, it belongs to the East North Central division in the Midwest region with a region code of Region II.