Virden has a population of 3,371. During the past three years, Virden saw 294 arrests. For 2017, the Virden's arrest rate totaled 272.92 per 10,000 residents. This decrease of 13.78% makes Virden lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 18 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Virden also totaled 74 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Brighton and Bunker Hill, Virden is a more dangerous place to live.
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Overall, Virden had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Virden averaged 18 violent crimes and 74 non-violent crimes.
The city of Virden experienced 81 violent crimes during 2011-2017. Of that total, 15 was for legacy rape and 1 was for revised rape. The robbery total was 1, and the aggravated assault total was 64.