Is Beloit really more crime-ridden than Janesville?
Janesville Deputy Police Chief Dave Moore says his city has some gang activity, but it's not well organized and there isn't much gang-related violence in Janesville. He says very few violent crimes in Janesville are stranger-on-stranger crimes.
Here are the 2005 arrest statistics (the most recent available) from the State Office of Justice Assistance
Total Adult Arrests:
Selected index of arrests
Motor vehicle theft: