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Forest Park, GA Crime Reports & Statistics


Neighborhood Crime Statistics For Forest Park, Georgia


Population: 21,760 in 2009

Forest Park, GA Map
The Forest Park, GA crime report and city information below can give residents and potential residents incite on their local area and surroundings. This information that was collected and published on this site is from the participation of over 17,000 law enforcement agencies across the United States. These statistics are collected and published by the FBI on an annual basis for special studies and reports, on the cities in the United States. *
Forest Park, GA Crime Categories
Forest Park Law Enforcement
Forest Park Violent Crimes
Forest Park Forcible Rapes
Forest Park Murders
Forest Park Robbery
Forest Park Aggravated Assaults
Forest Park Property Crimes
Forest Park Burglary
Forest Park Larceny
Forest Park Motor Vehicle
Forest Park Arson
Forest Park, GA Law Enforcement Statistics
Law Enforcement officers are individuals who ordinarily carry a firearm and a badge, have full arrest powers, and are paid from governmental funds set aside specifically for sworn law enforcement representatives. (UCR Definition)
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Law Enforcement - Forest Park, GA
Year
2009
Total Employees
89
Officers
69
Civilians
20
Year
2008
Total Employees
81
Officers
62
Civilians
19
Year
2007
Total Employees
72
Officers
62
Civilians
10
Year
2006
Total Employees
85
Officers
64
Civilians
21
Forest Park, GA Violent Crime Statistics
In 2009, Forest Park, Georgia law enforcement had 171 violent crimes reported. With a population of 21,760 in 2009, there were 78.6 occurrences of violent crimes per 10k persons in Forest Park, Georgia. The total known offenses in 2006, 2007 and 2008 were 218, 185 and 153, respectively .

Violent crime is composed of four offenses: forcible rape, murder and non-negligent manslaughter, aggravated assault, and robbery. Violent crimes involve force or threat of force. (UCR Definition)
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Violent Crimes - Forest Park, GA
Year
2009
Population
21,760
Occurrences
171
Occurrences (per 10k)
78.6
Year
2008
Population
21,855
Occurrences
153
Occurrences (per 10k)
70.0
Year
2007
Population
22,174
Occurrences
185
Occurrences (per 10k)
83.4
Year
2006
Population
22,914
Occurrences
218
Occurrences (per 10k)
95.1
Forest Park, GA Forceable Rape Crime Statistics
In 2009, Forest Park, Georgia had 4.1 occurrences of forcible rape per 10k persons in a population of 21,760 in 2009. The total known offenses of forcible rape in Forest Park in 2009 was 9. There were 4 known offenses in 2006, 6 in 2007, and 11 in 2008.

Forcible rape is the carnal knowledge of a female forcibly and against her will. Rapes by force and attempts or assaults to rape regardless of the age of the victim are included. Statutory offenses (no force used--victim under age of consent) are excluded. (UCR Definition)
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Forcible Rape - Forest Park, GA
Year
2009
Population
21,760
Occurrences
9
Occurrences (per 10k)
4.1
Year
2008
Population
21,855
Occurrences
11
Occurrences (per 10k)
5.0
Year
2007
Population
22,174
Occurrences
6
Occurrences (per 10k)
2.7
Year
2006
Population
22,914
Occurrences
4
Occurrences (per 10k)
1.7
Forest Park, GA Murder Statistics
Forest Park, Georgia had 0 murders in 2009. With a total population of 21760 in 2009, there were 0.0 occurrences of murder per 10k persons in Forest Park, Georgia. The murder rates in Forest Park, Georgia in 2006, 2007 and 2008 were 3, 3 and 2, respectively.

Murder and non-negligent manslaughter is the willful (non-negligent) killing of one human being by another. (UCR Definition)
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Murder - Forest Park, GA
Year
2009
Population
21,760
Occurrences
0
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.0
Year
2008
Population
21,855
Occurrences
2
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.9
Year
2007
Population
22,174
Occurrences
3
Occurrences (per 10k)
1.4
Year
2006
Population
22,914
Occurrences
3
Occurrences (per 10k)
1.3
Forest Park, GA Aggravated Assault Statistics
The total known offenses of aggravated assault in Forest Park, Georgia in 2009 was 70. Forest Park had 32.2 occurrences of aggravated assault per 10k persons in a population of 21,760 in 2009. In Forest Park there were 86 offenses in 2006, 57 in 2007, and 45 in 2008.

Aggravated assault is an unlawful attack by one person upon another for the purpose of inflicting severe or aggravated bodily injury. The Program further specifies that this type of assault is usually accompanied by the use of a weapon or by other means likely to produce death or great bodily harm. Attempted aggravated assault that involves the display of--or threat to use--a gun, knife, or other weapon is included in this crime category because serious personal injury would likely result if the assault were completed. When aggravated assault and larceny-theft occur together, the offense falls under the category of robbery. (UCR Definition)
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Assault - Forest Park, GA
Year
2009
Population
21,760
Occurrences
70
Occurrences (per 10k)
32.2
Year
2008
Population
21,855
Occurrences
45
Occurrences (per 10k)
20.6
Year
2007
Population
22,174
Occurrences
57
Occurrences (per 10k)
25.7
Year
2006
Population
22,914
Occurrences
86
Occurrences (per 10k)
37.5
Forest Park, GA Robbery Statistics
In 2009, Forest Park, Georgia had 92 occurrences of robberies reported to the police. With 21,760 in 2009 people living in Forest Park, in 2009 there were 42.3 occurrences per 10k persons. Based on statistics from the FBI, there were 125 robberies in 2006, 119 in 2007 and 95 in 2008.

Robbery is the taking or attempting to take anything of value from the care, custody, or control of a person or persons by force or threat of force or violence and/or by putting the victim in fear. (UCR Definition)
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Robbery - Forest Park, GA
Year
2009
Population
21,760
Occurrences
92
Occurrences (per 10k)
42.3
Year
2008
Population
21,855
Occurrences
95
Occurrences (per 10k)
43.5
Year
2007
Population
22,174
Occurrences
119
Occurrences (per 10k)
53.7
Year
2006
Population
22,914
Occurrences
125
Occurrences (per 10k)
54.6
Forest Park, GA Property Crime Statistics
A property crime includes burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft and arson. In 2009, Forest Park, Georgia had 1188 property crimes. The population in 2009 for Forest Park was 21,760 in 2009; the number of violent crimes per 10k persons was 546.0. Looking back at the previous three years in Forest Park, Georgia, you will see that there were 1385 property crimes in 2006, 1349 in 2007 and 1379 in 2008.

A property crime includes the offenses of burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft, and arson. The object of the theft-type offenses is the taking of money or property, but there is no force or threat of force against the victims. The property crime category includes arson because the offense involves the destruction of property; however, arson victims may be subjected to force. Because of limited participation and varying collection procedures by local agencies, only limited data are available for arson. Arson statistics are included in trend, clearance, and arrest tables throughout Crime in the United States, but they are not included in any estimated volume data. The arson section in this report provides more information on that offense. (UCR Definition)
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Property Crime - Forest Park, GA
Year
2009
Population
21,760
Occurrences
1,188
Occurrences (per 10k)
546.0
Year
2008
Population
21,855
Occurrences
1,379
Occurrences (per 10k)
631.0
Year
2007
Population
22,174
Occurrences
1,349
Occurrences (per 10k)
608.4
Year
2006
Population
22,914
Occurrences
1,385
Occurrences (per 10k)
604.4
Forest Park, GA Burglary Statistics
The total known offenses of burglary in Forest Park, Georgia in 2009 was 336. Burglary is part of the violent crimes category. Based on the known offenses and its population of 21,760 in 2009 in 2009, Forest Park, Georgia had 154.4 occurrences of burglary per 10k persons. In Forest Park there were 272 burglary offenses in 2006, 270 in 2007, and 409 in 2008.

Burglary is defined in the Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program as the unlawful entry of a structure to commit a felony or theft. The use of force to gain entry is not required to classify an offense as a burglary. Burglary in the UCR program is categorized into three sub classifications: forcible entry, unlawful entry where no force is used, and attempted forcible entry. (UCR Definition)

Did you know that a burglary occurs in the United States every 15 seconds? In 2008, there were 2.4 billion burglaries in just the U.S.A! Property loss due to burglary totaled $4.3 billion in 2008, with an average loss of $1,991 per occurrence. You may qualify for a FREE home security system; simply fill out the form on the top of this page to get a free, no-obligation quote and protect yourself from being part of these statistics.
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Burglary - Forest Park, GA
Year
2009
Population
21,760
Occurrences
336
Occurrences (per 10k)
154.4
Year
2008
Population
21,855
Occurrences
409
Occurrences (per 10k)
187.1
Year
2007
Population
22,174
Occurrences
270
Occurrences (per 10k)
121.8
Year
2006
Population
22,914
Occurrences
272
Occurrences (per 10k)
118.7
Forest Park, GA Larceny Statistics
Forest Park, Georgia had 691 offenses of larceny-theft reported to the police in 2009. With 21,760 in 2009 people living in Forest Park that year, there were 317.6 occurrences per 10k persons. Based on the statistics from the FBI, there were 934 larceny-thefts in 2006, 908 in 2007 and 831 in 2008.

Larceny-theft (except motor vehicle theft) is the unlawful taking, carrying, leading, or riding away of property from the possession or constructive possession of another. Examples are thefts of bicycles or automobile accessories, shoplifting, pocket-picking, or the stealing of any property or article which is not taken by force and violence or by fraud. Attempted larcenies are included. Embezzlement, confidence games, forgery, worthless checks, etc., are excluded. (UCR Definition)
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Larceny - Forest Park, GA
Year
2009
Population
21,760
Occurrences
691
Occurrences (per 10k)
317.6
Year
2008
Population
21,855
Occurrences
831
Occurrences (per 10k)
380.2
Year
2007
Population
22,174
Occurrences
908
Occurrences (per 10k)
409.5
Year
2006
Population
22,914
Occurrences
934
Occurrences (per 10k)
407.6
Forest Park, GA Motor Vehicle Crime Statistics
In 2009, Forest Park, Georgia law enforcement had 161 motor vehicle thefts reported. With a population of 21,760 in 2009 in Forest Park, there were 74.0 occurrences of motor vehicle theft per 10k persons. The total known offenses by law enforcement of this kind in 2006, 2007 and 2008 were 179, 171 and 139, respectively.

Motor vehicle theft is the theft or attempted theft of a motor vehicle. The offense includes the stealing of automobiles, trucks, buses, motorcycles, snowmobiles, etc. The taking of a motor vehicle for temporary use by persons having lawful access is excluded from this definition. (UCR Definition)
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Motor Vehicle Crime - Forest Park, GA
Year
2009
Population
21,760
Occurrences
161
Occurrences (per 10k)
74.0
Year
2008
Population
21,855
Occurrences
139
Occurrences (per 10k)
63.6
Year
2007
Population
22,174
Occurrences
171
Occurrences (per 10k)
77.1
Year
2006
Population
22,914
Occurrences
179
Occurrences (per 10k)
78.1
Forest Park, GA Arson Statistics
The total known offenses of arson in Forest Park in 2009 was 0. Forest Park, Georgia had 0.0 occurrences of arson per 10k persons in a population of 21,760 in 2009. In Forest Park, Georgia, the known offenses of arson were 8 in 2006, 0 in 2007, and 0 in 2008.

Arson is any willful or malicious burning or attempt to burn, with or without intent to defraud, a dwelling house, public building, motor vehicle or aircraft, personal property of another, etc. (UCR Definition)
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Arson - Forest Park, GA
Year
2009
Population
21,760
Occurrences
0
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.0
Year
2008
Population
21,855
Occurrences
0
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.0
Year
2007
Population
22,174
Occurrences
0
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.0
Year
2006
Population
22,914
Occurrences
8
Occurrences (per 10k)
3.5
*Disclaimer: Each year when the FBI crime statistics are published, we compile the rankings of cities and countries on our website. These rough rankings provide no insight into the numerous variables that mold crime in a particular town, city, county, state, or region. Because of this, these numbers sometimes lead to simplistic and/or incomplete analyses that often create misleading perceptions adversely affecting communities and their residents. SecurityGuide.com is not responsible for the accuracy or incompleteness of these figures.
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