Oak Forest, IL Arrest Records

Oak Forest, IL is among the safest cities in the USA with 1.50 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 average. It is the 157th safest city in Illinois among the 451 cities.
Oak Forest, IL property crime has lower rate than the national average of 28.42, with 10.68 average property crimes recorded in 2016 of which 214 larceny theft related arrests that increased by 4.39% compared to 2015.

Oak Forest Crime Rate

Total arrests in Oak Forest 2016 increased by 10.32% compared to 2015 and has lower crime rate than national average of 33.12. Violent crimes increased from 38 to 42 while non-violent crime increased by 10.29% from 272 to 300.

5 Crimes In Oak Forest, IL in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 214
Burglary 57
Motor vehicle theft 29
Robbery 20
Aggravated assault 16

Other Cities in Illinois with the Most Arrests

Among the 451 cities in state the most dangerous is Chicago with 30,126 violent crimes that’s 59.18% of total of 50,906. Sauget has the highest number of records per 1,000 people that is above the state average of 28 and higher than national average of 33.

City Arrests
Cherry Valley 83.60
Danville 75.04
Lansing 70.52
Oak Brook 70.36
Cairo 67.44

Safest Cities in Illinois

Are you planning a move to Illinois? Here are the safest cities in Illinois with the lowest arrest rates. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime in Oak Forest is 1 out of 199 up by 0.11% compared to previous year. The lowest rate of violent crime is in Channahon and the safest city to encounter a property crime is in Pawnee.

City Arrests
Pawnee 1.11
Mount Olive 2.51
Channahon 2.78
Aviston 2.85
Glasford 3.00

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Oak Forest increased by 10.53% from 2015 and increased by 55.56% during the last 5 years since 2011 from 27 to 42. In 2016 violent crime rate in Oak Forest was 68.14% lower than the national average. Your chances of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.15%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rate in Oak Forest increased by 10.29% from 2015 and decreased by 26.11% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 406 to 300. In 2016 property crime rate in Oak Forest was 62.42% lower than the national rate. Your chances of being a victim of property crime is 1.068%.

How Oak Forest stands up against other cities

Oak Forest vs. Glen Ellyn

You’ll be in more risk in Oak Forest compared to Glen Ellyn that had 21.59% lower crime rate compared to Oak Forest according to the FBI.
Murder rates of 0.0356 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.0614 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0354 in Glen Ellyn city.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 1.0325 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.2475 in Glen Ellyn.

Oak Forest vs. Lansing

You’ll be in more safety in Oak Forest compared to Lansing that had 479.16% higher crime rate compared to Oak Forest according to the FBI.
Robbery rates of 0.7120 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 1.3602 per 1,000 people and lower than average 2.4694 in Lansing city.
Larceny rates of 7.6189 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 20.5437 per 1,000 people and lower than average 53.8681 in Lansing.

Names with the most arrests in Oak Forest

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the matching records on PoliceArrests.com 50% are people aged between 21-30.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Oak Forest is 0.63% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 3.34 daily crimes that occur in Oak Forest.
  • Oak Forest is more violent than Glen Ellyn.
  • In Oak Forest you have a 1 in 82 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Oak Forest have increased by 10.32%.