Watseka has a population of 4,961. During the past three years, Watseka saw 489 arrests. For 2017, the Watseka's arrest rate totaled 284.22 per 10,000 residents. This decrease of 10.21% makes Watseka 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 Watseka also totaled 133 arrests for property crimes during 2017.
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Overall, Watseka had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Watseka averaged 8 violent crimes and 133 non-violent crimes.
The city of Watseka experienced 74 violent crimes during 2010-2017. Of that total, 1 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 12 was for legacy rape and 4 was for revised rape. The robbery total was 9, and the aggravated assault total was 48.
It is situated in Iroquois county, Illinois with a total number of 0 employees - female, male officers and civilians. Watseka PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is IL0380100, it belongs to the East North Central division in the Midwest region with a region code of Region II.