Palestine has a population of 1,313. During the past three years, Palestine saw 95 arrests. For 2017, the Palestine's arrest rate totaled 228.48 per 10,000 residents. This decrease of 27.82% makes Palestine lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 8 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Palestine also totaled 22 arrests for property crimes during 2017.
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Overall, Palestine had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Palestine averaged 8 violent crimes and 22 non-violent crimes.
The city of Palestine experienced 53 violent crimes during 2010-2017. Of that total, 8 was for legacy rape. The aggravated assault total was 45.
It is situated in Crawford county, Illinois with a total number of 2 employees - 0 female, 2 male officers and 0 civilians. Palestine PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is IL0170200, it belongs to the East North Central division in the Midwest region with a region code of Region II.