Park Forest has a population of 21,750. During the past three years, Park Forest saw 1,294 arrests. For 2017, the Park Forest's arrest rate totaled 181.61 per 10,000 residents. This decrease of 42.63% makes Park Forest lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 67 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Park Forest also totaled 328 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Arlington Heights and Brookfield, Park Forest is a more dangerous place to live.
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Overall, Park Forest had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Park Forest averaged 67 violent crimes and 328 non-violent crimes.
The city of Park Forest experienced 556 violent crimes during 2010-2017. Of that total, 10 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 65 was for legacy rape and 9 was for revised rape. The robbery total was 234, and the aggravated assault total was 238.