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Crime rate in Forest Park, Georgia (GA): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map


City-Data.com crime index in Forest Park, GA compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Forest Park, GA

The 2018 crime rate in Forest Park, GA was 453 (City-Data.com crime index), which was 1.7 times greater than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 93.8% of U.S. cities. The 2018 Forest Park crime rate fell by 13% compared to 2017. The number of homicides stood at 3 - a decrease of 1 compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Forest Park has seen an increase in violent crime and a decrease in property crime.
See how dangerous Forest Park, GA is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Forest Park:

453.0
Lake City:

414.7
Morrow:

559.9
Hapeville:

731.8
Riverdale:

501.1
College Park:

624.2
East Point:

953.0
Jonesboro:

354.6
Atlanta:

469.0
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Forest Park by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
2
(9.2)
3
(13.1)
3
(13.5)
2
(9.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(9.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(10.6)
1
(5.3)
2
(10.5)
4
(20.4)
4
(20.1)
3
(15.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
8
(36.8)
4
(17.5)
6
(27.1)
11
(50.3)
9
(41.4)
10
(47.3)
4
(21.4)
3
(15.9)
8
(42.4)
12
(62.9)
20
(102.2)
10
(50.1)
8
(40.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
113
(519.1)
125
(545.5)
119
(536.7)
95
(434.7)
92
(422.8)
95
(449.6)
43
(229.8)
65
(345.5)
56
(297.0)
66
(346.1)
72
(367.9)
57
(285.7)
61
(304.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
54
(248.1)
86
(375.3)
57
(257.1)
45
(205.9)
70
(321.7)
76
(359.6)
57
(304.6)
73
(388.0)
51
(270.5)
101
(529.7)
65
(332.1)
60
(300.8)
62
(309.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
276
(1,268)
272
(1,187)
270
(1,218)
409
(1,871)
336
(1,544)
247
(1,169)
195
(1,042)
229
(1,217)
239
(1,268)
263
(1,379)
228
(1,165)
221
(1,108)
175
(874.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,026
(4,714)
934
(4,076)
908
(4,095)
831
(3,802)
691
(3,176)
688
(3,256)
598
(3,196)
684
(3,635)
703
(3,728)
711
(3,729)
698
(3,567)
762
(3,820)
690
(3,446)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
240
(1,103)
179
(781.2)
171
(771.2)
139
(636.0)
161
(739.9)
98
(463.8)
79
(422.2)
108
(574.0)
100
(530.4)
119
(624.0)
140
(715.4)
139
(696.8)
97
(484.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/A8
(34.9)
N/AN/AN/A7
(33.1)
11
(58.8)
4
(21.3)
7
(37.1)
3
(15.7)
6
(30.7)
3
(15.0)
2
(10.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)618.6587.5571.8564.1518.6512.7381.5491.8468.0576.7580.9512.2453.0

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.




According to our research of Georgia and other state lists, there were 133 registered sex offenders living in Forest Park, Georgia as of June 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Forest Park is 147 to 1.


When are crimes committed in Forest Park, GA?

Violent crime rate in 2018
Forest Park:

377.0
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Forest Park:

383.5
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Forest Park:

493.1
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Forest Park:

521.8
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Forest Park:

336.8
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2012
Forest Park:

403.9
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Forest Park:

288.6
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Forest Park:

470.8
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Forest Park:

413.6
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Forest Park:

388.9
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Forest Park:

451.0
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Forest Park:

504.1
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Forest Park:

438.7
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Forest Park:

336.9
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Forest Park:

376.3
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Forest Park:

284.4
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Forest Park:

419.7
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Forest Park:

517.1
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Forest Park:

518.7
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Forest Park:

555.9
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Forest Park:

519.5
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2012
Forest Park:

511.3
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Forest Park:

431.6
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Forest Park:

466.1
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Forest Park:

578.6
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Forest Park:

659.8
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Forest Park:

563.9
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Forest Park:

558.4
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Forest Park:

654.7
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Forest Park:

644.8
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Forest Park:

538.6
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Forest Park:

563.7
U.S. Average:

336.9
Murders per 100,000 population
Rapes per 100,000 population
Robberies per 100,000 population
Assaults per 100,000 population
Burglaries per 100,000 population
Thefts per 100,000 population
Auto thefts per 100,000 population
Arson per 100,000 population

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 82 (60 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.00
Georgia average:

2.52

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 88 (68 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.41
Georgia average:

2.25

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 89 (68 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.47
Georgia average:

3.69

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 88 (66 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.46
Georgia average:

3.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 93 (72 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.82
Georgia average:

3.72

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 100 (80 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.21
Georgia average:

3.74

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 107 (85 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.52
Georgia average:

3.92

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 102 (80 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.28
Georgia average:

3.96

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 89 (69 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.17
Georgia average:

3.94

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 81 (62 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.84
Georgia average:

3.93

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 72 (62 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.80
Georgia average:

3.91

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 85 (64 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.98
Georgia average:

2.56

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 86 (64 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.98
Georgia average:

2.53

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 84 (62 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.89
Georgia average:

2.62

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 92 (69 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.22
Georgia average:

2.76

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Forest Park, GA
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 30260.