Sparta has a population of 4,295. During the past three years, Sparta saw 411 arrests. For 2013, the Sparta's arrest rate totaled 332.95 per 10,000 residents. This decrease of 6.62% makes Sparta lower than the national average of 356.57 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 8 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Sparta also totaled 135 arrests for property crimes during 2013. When compared to Chester and Red Bud, Sparta is a more dangerous place to live.
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Overall, Sparta had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2013, Sparta averaged 8 violent crimes and 135 non-violent crimes.
The city of Sparta experienced 35 violent crimes during 2010-2013. Of that total, 13 was for legacy rape. The robbery total was 1, and the aggravated assault total was 21.
It is situated in Randolph county, Illinois with a total number of 0 employees - female, male officers and civilians. Sparta PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is IL0790300, it belongs to the East North Central division in the Midwest region with a region code of Region II.