Roscoe makes list of top 50 safest Illinois communities

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ROSCOE, Ill. (WIFR) -- The village of Roscoe makes a list of the top 50 safest communities in Illinois.

Using 2018 statistics from the FBI, Alarms.org looked at 3,381 of the state's communities with populations more than 10,000.

The company used a couple of variables - a combination of violent and property crimes, as well as the number of crimes committed versus the number of police employees.

Roscoe, which has a population of about 10,400, ranked 36 on the list. It reported 103 crimes in 2018, with 10 of them violent and 93 of them listed as property crimes.

The top five cities on the list were, in order, Campton Hills, Channahon, Palatine, Palos Hills and Hanover Park.