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Total crime 102%
Violent crime 56%
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 View/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime34n/a (estimate)5,0372,2532,489
Murder0n/a0.06.65.0
Rape0n/a0.048.042.6
Robbery0n/a0.098.481.6
Assault4n/a592.6254.0250.2
Violent crime4n/a (estimate)593407379
Burglary2n/a296.3271.7340.5
Theft21n/a3,111.11,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theft7n/a1,037.0148.2219.9
Property crime30n/a (estimate)4,4441,8472,110

Key findings

  • Forest View crime rates are 102% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Forest View are 56% higher than the national average
  • In Forest View you have a 1 in 20 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Forest View is safer than 8% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Forest View has decreased by 4%

Forest View crime map

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The Forest View crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Forest View 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 View crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Forest View

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Forest View is 1 in 169
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Forest View is 1 in 23
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Forest View is 1 in 20

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

      Forest View police department

      ItemForest ViewIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1230,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents17.12.63.3
      There are a total of 12 Forest View police officers. This results in 17.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 547.5% greater than the Illinois average and 427.2% greater than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Illinois

      StateTotal offendersIllinois /100KNational /100K
      Illinois32,213263266
      There are a total of 32,213 sex offenders in Illinois. This yields a total of 263 sex offenders in Illinois per 100,000 residents which is 1% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Palos Park, IL4,93421336357
      Hometown, IL4,34370352422
      Justice, IL12,95732465497
      Homer Glen, IL24,38524504528
      Clarendon Hills, IL8,64157498555
      La Grange Park, IL13,59645611656
      Willowbrook CDP, IL1,966120543662
      Forest View, IL7835934,4445,037

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      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Stony Creek Mills, PA7833421,5691,911
      Dollar Bay, MI7835191,8812,400
      Morley, MO7837173,8244,541
      Bunnlevel, NC7834993,1633,663
      Jonesburg, MO78302,2572,257
      Forest View, IL7835934,4445,037
      Source: The Forest View, IL 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.