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Posted on: August 17, 2017

[ARCHIVED] RPD Releases Mid-Year Crime Index Report

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Riverside Police Department has released the 2017 midyear Crime Index, which is a statistical synopsis of all crimes mandated to be reported to the Illinois State Police. This report includes:

Overall Crime Index down 36.2% from 2016 (first six months) 

Criminal arrests down 23.5% (first six months) 

Thefts down 21.9% (first six months)

Burglary down 84.6% (first six months)

The police department received 7,327 calls for police response/service in the first six months of 2017.

"The Riverside Police Department’s mission is to ensure the safety and well-being of our community through a partnership with our residents.  Thank you to our residents for your support and cooperation to help us reduce crime in our Village,” Thomas Weitzel, Chief of Police.

Please feel to contact Chief Weitzel at with any questions in regard to the crime index.

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