BOROUGH OF FOREST HILLS POLICE DEPARTMENT: CRIME REPORT
Forest Hills, Pennsylvania has a violent crime rate of 48 incidents per 100,000 people. This compares with a rate of 491 in Pennsylvania and a rate of 676 nationally. Lower numbers are better, indicating that fewer crimes happen per person in the population.
Forest Hills, Pennsylvania is in the 25% percentile rank in the state for Violent Crime. It is in the 17% percentile rank nationally. Lower numbers are better. In this case, 25% of cities in Pennsylvania have crime rates equal to or lower than Forest Hills, or said another way, 75% of cities in Pennsylvania have crime rates higher than Forest Hills.
Forest Hills, Pennsylvania has a property crime rate of 1219.7 incidents per 100,000 people. This compares with an average rate of 2662.4 in Pennsylvania and an average rate of 3727 incidents per 100,000 nationally. Lower numbers are better, indicating that fewer crimes happen per person in the population.
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Crime Alert and Borough-Wide Emergency Messages
Forest Hills uses the Swift-Reach Program to call every household in the borough within10 minutes when there is a crime alert or borough emergency message. To receive
these messages, please send a note requesting that you be included in the Borough-Wide Emergency Alert System along with your name, address and phone number and mail to:
c/o Forest Hills Borough Building
2071 Ardmore Boulevard
Pittsburgh, PA 15221.