It is located in Jackson County, IL. It has a population of 1,559 inhabitants. The crime rate is - 141.12 per 10.000 people. There have been 22 arrests in 2017. The city has seen a downtick in arrest records since last year by 0.003%. The majority of crimes committed in De Soto are larceny/theft crimes - 9 incarcerations, whereas the least popular crime is the arson - only 0 arrests.
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The city has seen more non-violent crimes than violent. There have been 7 felony charges and 15 non-violent crimes.
For the time period of 2010-2017, the city of De Soto averaged 41 violent crimes. Of that total, another 1 was for legacy rape, 1 was for robbery, and 39 was for aggravated assault.