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Total crime 118%
Violent crime 111%
Property crime 119%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleForest Hill/100k peopleLouisiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)5,415 (estimate)3,7112,489
Murdern/an/an/a11.75.0
Rapen/an/an/a48.942.6
Robberyn/an/an/a86.681.6
Assaultn/an/an/a402.1250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)801 (estimate)549379
Burglaryn/an/an/a579.0340.5
Theftn/an/an/a2,352.41,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a230.5219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)4,614 (estimate)3,1622,110

Key findings

  • Forest Hill crime rates are 118% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Forest Hill are 111% higher than the national average
  • In Forest Hill you have a 1 in 19 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Forest Hill is safer than 4% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Forest Hill has decreased by 3%

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      Daily Crime In Forest Hill (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Forest Hill

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Forest Hill is 1 in 125
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Forest Hill is 1 in 22
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Forest Hill is 1 in 19

      Year Over Year Crime In Forest Hill (per 100,000 people)

      Forest Hill police department

      ItemForest HillLouisianaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a7,311558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a4.23.3

      Sex offenders in Louisiana

      StateTotal offendersLouisiana /100KNational /100K
      Louisiana12,948286266
      There are a total of 12,948 sex offenders in Louisiana. This yields a total of 286 sex offenders in Louisiana per 100,000 residents which is 8% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Woodworth, LA1,2011629341,096
      Glenmora, LA1,2312751,5861,861
      Turkey Creek, LA3796833,9334,616
      McNary, LA1537134,1064,819
      Lecompte, LA9047924,5605,351
      Cheneyville, LA5488144,6875,501
      Forest Hill, LA8298014,6145,415

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Raymond, IA8292341,5191,753
      Algodones, NM8295362,0042,540
      Indian Lake, TX8296773,8644,541
      Milesburg, PA8293651,6752,040
      Great Bend, PA8294081,8702,277
      Forest Hill, LA8298014,6145,415
      Source: The Forest Hill, LA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.