Springfield, Illinois

Springfield is the 6th largest city in Illinois with a 2010 population of 117,383 and unfortunately after looking at the comparison in crime rates from 2009 to 2010 the was an increase in majority of the crime categories, such as robbery and burglary which increased 27%.  Property crime incidents only slightly rose a 5.4% since 2009 to 2010.  Source: FBI Uniform Crime Reports