Crime Alert and Borough-Wide Emergency Messages
Forest Hills is now using Savvy Citizen to communicate important news and events with residents. It’s FREE and simple for residents to sign up. For residents with smartphones, simply visit the Google Play (Android) or App Store (Apple) to download the Savvy Citizen App for FREE and opt in to receive information from Forest Hills.
In addition, when residents sign up for Savvy Citizen for their municipality they are also prompted to sign up for neighboring communities where they may work or play. This enables “non-residents” to receive notifications and events from other municipalities and areas of interest, as well.
Those without smartphones can sign up via www.savvycitizenapp.com/signup and select to have text notifications or e-mails sent to them.
Don’t miss out on the next notification from Forest Hills. Sign up for Savvy Citizen today!
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.