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Illinois State Police
SOR Unit
201 E Adams
Springfield, IL   62701

p (217) 785-0653

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IL State Police Bureau of Identification
Civil Processing Unit
260 N Chicago St
Joliet, IL   60432-4075

p (815) 740-5160     f (815) 740-5216

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Illinois Department of Corrections
PO Box 19277
Springfield, IL   62794-9277

p (217) 558-2200     f (217) 524-6856

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Illinois Crime Stats

Illinois Criminal Records Statistics

Illinois Criminal Records Statistics

Recorded crime total for 2006: 206,138

Number of crimes per capita: 5587.18

Most "dangerous" Illinois city: Rockford

Crime Threat Level: 7

Other states with a crime threat level of 7:
Arizona - Georgia - Maryland - Michigan - Missouri - Nevada - South Carolina

Illinois Criminal Activity Breakdown

Illinois Criminal Activity Breakdown

Murders: 528
Rapes: 132
Robberies: 17,554
Assaults: 21,456
Property Crime: 109,703

Illinois exceeds the national average in:
Murder, Robbery, Assult, Burglary, Theft, Vehicle Theft

Free Illinois Background Checks and Criminal Records

Chicago is an incredible city, but it also has an incredible crime problem. Statewide, Illinois suffered from over 200,000 crimes in 2006 alone, including 17,000 robberies and over 500 murders. You can keep an eye on unsavory characters using FREE Background Checks USA.

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Are you trying to get a job or trying to find out information on someone else? Different people may be looking for Illinois criminal records for different reasons. Whatever your reasons are you can access this information a few different ways.

If you want to get your hands dirty you can find Illinois criminal records the old fashion way. You can go into the courthouse and ask for records. The problem is that these records may be in storage at another location. This would mean that you would have to wait for these records to be located. Sometimes they will have them in their searchable database and be able to give them to you but this is not always the case.

Many times employers are going to search through criminal records to find out if you are going to be someone who is reputable and has not had run ins with the law. You may want to access your own information so that you know what your employer is going to see. Sometimes there are even mistakes made on these reports that you may want to find and rectify.

Using an online site to find these records is the easiest and quickest way to get the information you desire.