Wood River has a population of 10,187. During the past three years, Wood River saw 1,323 arrests. For 2017, the Wood River's arrest rate totaled 424.07 per 10,000 residents. This increase of 33.97% makes Wood River higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 31 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Wood River also totaled 401 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Bethalto and Collinsville, Wood River is a more dangerous place to live.
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Overall, Wood River had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Wood River averaged 31 violent crimes and 401 non-violent crimes.
The city of Wood River experienced 227 violent crimes during 2010-2017. Of that total, 1 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 38 was for legacy rape and 6 was for revised rape. The robbery total was 53, and the aggravated assault total was 129.
It is situated in Madison county, Illinois with a total number of 24 employees - 1 female, 17 male officers and 6 civilians. Wood River PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is IL0601600, it belongs to the East North Central division in the Midwest region with a region code of Region II.