Other Crimes

The State of Illinois has three general classifications of criminal offenses. The first two are “Offenses Against Persons” and “Offenses Against Property”. The third classification is called “Offenses against the Public”. These offenses are divided into the following categories:

  • Offenses Affecting Public Health, Safety, and Decency
  • Offenses Affecting Governmental Functions

These offenses cover a wide myriad of things, and can be felonies or misdemeanors.

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