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Forest Hill, Texas Crime Statistics

This page contains crime rates for Forest Hill, Texas. You can look through the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime data over time, and see how Forest Hill compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records information for Forest Hill, Texas, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 5,459 total crimes reported in Forest Hill, Texas (974 of them violent). Of the 546 crimes that take place per year in Forest Hill, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Forest Hill, Texas every 16 hours. This includes 6 murders, 78 rapes, and at least three thousand thefts (including 503 car thefts).

Crime Trends

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Forest Hill, Texas for all 10 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Forest Hill has risen by 6%. Throughout the same period of time, violent crime improved by 18%. By and large, the crime data indicate a general rise in crime over the last 10 years in Forest Hill. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit at least six hundred for Forest Hill, Texas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Forest Hill, Texas (1999-2008)

Please take note that these graphs show reported crime rates and some sudden changes in crime data are the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

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Crime Data Information

Forest Hill, Texas law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Forest Hill conform to the FBI data quality guidelines. For more information, and a description of the statistical methods and data algorithms used by RecordsPedia, please visit our methodology section.