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  CRIME OVERVIEW
  

Rockford, Illinois, violent crime, on a scale from 1 (low crime) to 100, is 91. Violent crime is composed of four offenses: murder and nonnegligent manslaughter, forcible rape, robbery, and aggravated assault. The US average is 41.4.

Rockford, Illinois, property crime, on a scale from 1 (low) to 100, is 63. Property crime includes the offenses of burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft, and arson. The object of the theft-type offenses is the taking of money or property, but there is no force or threat of force against the victims. The US average is 43.5.

  CRIMERockford, IllinoisUnited States
  Violent Crime  91.341.4
  Property Crime  62.943.5
  CRIME COMMENTS
  
It makes me sad, such a shame
Rockford could be SO much better than this. But high unemployment and low rates of educational attainment hold us back so much. Racial and economic segregation is a... (read more)
Crime in Rockford
Lived here for over 25 years in lots of different parts of the city... I have never had any problems...it is true the town has changed...it's not the vibrant place it... (read more)
Rockford is not a good place to live
Police brutality; High crime rate; the highest unemploment in the wholoe state Drugs and gangs are everwhere. And loads of discrimation! And of course the new million... (read more)
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  GENERAL COMMENTS
  
This is Where I Stay
My last day living in Chicago I pondered my move to Rockford while sitting in a traffic logjam downtown at the Circle. Took me 4 hours to get from Chinatown to Wheeling.... (read more)
Ghetto
Rockford has too many drug dealers and gangs. If you want to live in fear move to Rockford. There are a lot of ghetto kids. they steal if they can especially on 23rd... (read more)
re: I wish I lived in Rockford - 10/9/2007
Magic Waters is a dump full of dirty ghetto kids, The parks are now full of gang members so they are very dangerous, the pumpkin patch no longer exists, Edwards is a... (read more)
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