The city of Highland, with a total population of 9,809, experienced 357 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, the arrest rate totaled 51.99 per 10,000 residents. This represents a 83.57% difference making Highland lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. Of those, 8 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Highland also handled 43 arrests for property crimes during 2017. Compared to Alton and Bethalto, Highland is a safer place to live.
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The city of Highland experienced a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Highland totaled 8 violent crimes and 43 non-violent crimes.
During 2010-2017, Highland experienced 73 violent crimes. Of those, another 11 were for legacy rape, 9 were for robbery, and 53 were for aggravated assault.
It is situated in Madison county, Illinois with a total number of 27 employees - 1 female, 19 male officers and 7 civilians. Highland PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is IL0600900, it belongs to the East North Central division in the Midwest region with a region code of Region II.