Waukegan has a population of 88,017. During the past three years, Waukegan saw 7,886 arrests. For 2017, the Waukegan's arrest rate totaled 266.88 per 10,000 residents. This decrease of 15.69% makes Waukegan lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 361 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Waukegan also totaled 1,988 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Antioch and Barrington, Waukegan is a more dangerous place to live.
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Overall, Waukegan had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Waukegan averaged 361 violent crimes and 1,988 non-violent crimes.
The city of Waukegan experienced 2,411 violent crimes during 2012-2017. Of that total, 19 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 118 was for legacy rape and 31 was for revised rape. The robbery total was 976, and the aggravated assault total was 1,267.
It is situated in Lake county, Illinois with a total number of 188 employees - 17 female, 127 male officers and 44 civilians. Waukegan PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is IL0492100, it belongs to the East North Central division in the Midwest region with a region code of Region II.