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Total crime 108%
Violent crime 90%
Property crime 111%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleForest Park/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,049n/a (estimate)5,1742,7172,489
Murder2n/a9.96.25.0
Rape9n/a44.427.542.6
Robbery66n/a325.675.081.6
Assault69n/a340.4232.0250.2
Violent crime146n/a (estimate)720341379
Burglary131n/a646.2372.1340.5
Theft654n/a3,226.01,779.81,549.5
Vehicle theft118n/a582.1223.9219.9
Property crime903n/a (estimate)4,4542,3762,110

Key findings

  • Forest Park crime rates are 108% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Forest Park are 90% higher than the national average
  • In Forest Park you have a 1 in 20 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Forest Park is safer than 5% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Forest Park has decreased by 5%

Forest Park crime map

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The Forest Park crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Forest Park as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Forest Park crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Forest Park on a daily basis (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Georgia and the USA. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Forest Park (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Georgia, are 1.90 times more than the state average and 2.08 times more than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Forest Park on a daily basis are 2.11 times more than than Georgia average and 1.90 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Forest Park are 1.87 times more than the daily state average and 2.11 times more than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Forest Park (higher is better)

      How safe is Forest Park, Georgia compared to other cities in Georgia and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Forest Park is safer than 8% of the cities in Georgia and 5% of the cities in the United States. These results are calculated by analyzing all cities in Georgia and across the US as a whole and determining how many areas have a lower crime rate than Forest Park. Overall, Forest Park is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Forest Park

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Forest Park is 1 in 139
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Forest Park is 1 in 23
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Forest Park is 1 in 20
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Forest Park? In Forest Park, you have a 1 in 139 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 23. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Forest Park, GA is 1 in 20.

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

      An ideal indicator of whether Forest Park is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live can be done by analyzing the year over year crime rates per 100,000 people. Year over year violent crime in Forest Park has increased by 8% and the rate of property crime in Forest Park has decreased by 7%. The total crime rate in Forest Park has decreased by 5% year to year.

      Forest Park police department

      ItemForest ParkGeorgiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)10711,364558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents5.74.03.3
      There are a total of 107 Forest Park police officers. This results in 5.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 43.7% greater than the Georgia average and 74.9% greater than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Georgia

      StateTotal offendersGeorgia /100KNational /100K
      Georgia23,117275266
      There are a total of 23,117 sex offenders in Georgia. This yields a total of 275 sex offenders in Georgia per 100,000 residents which is 3% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Tyrone, GA7,12167886953
      Druid Hills, GA13,4441309051,035
      North Decatur, GA16,6521399691,109
      North Druid Hills, GA18,3311399691,109
      Decatur, GA21,2101439981,141
      Lithonia, GA2,0931951,3601,555
      Bonanza, GA3,3612241,5631,788
      Forest Park, GA19,1567204,4545,174

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Bellwood, IL19,1466752,3022,977
      Matteson, IL19,1461,2962,7984,094
      Milledgeville, GA19,1464753,3093,784
      Dixon, CA19,1442601,8722,132
      Stillwater, MN19,1421831,6101,793
      Forest Park, GA19,1567204,4545,174
      Source: The Forest Park, GA 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.