Forest Park, Georgia

Forest Park is a city in Clayton County, Georgia, near Atlanta. Jonesboro is the County Seat of Clayton County. Forest Park has a population of 18,468 people, and the mayor is Angelyne Butler. The city offices are located on Forest Parkway.

City of Forest Park
City Hall
745 Forest Parkway
Forest Park, GA 30297
404-366-4720

Angelyne Butler, Mayor
abutler@forestparkga.org

In the year 2016, there were 4 murders in Forest Park. There were 20 reported rapes, 72 reported robberies, and 65 reported assaults. There were also 228 reported burglaries, 690 reported thefts, 140 reported auto thefts, and 6 reported arsons. This gave the city a crime index of 580.9, which is much higher than the United States national crime index of 283.0. There were 125 registered sex offenders living in Forest Park, as of June 2018.

Forest Park, Georgia – Police Station and Crime Statistics

In the year 2016, there were 1,227 reported crimes in Forest Park. This gave the city a crime rate of 6,270 per 100,000 persons. This is much higher than the Georgia state crime rate of 3,402 per 100,000 persons and the United States national crime rate of 2,837 per 100,000 persons. Property crime is the most common crime in Forest Park.

The Forest Park Police Department is located on Cash Memorial Boulevard, and the Chief of Police is L. Dwayne Hobbs. Divisions within the department include the office of the chief, patrol, criminal investigations, communications, and courts and records.

Forest Park Police Department
320 Cash Memorial Blvd
Forest Park, GA 30297
404-366-4141

The Clayton County Sheriff’s Office is located in Jonesboro, and the sheriff is Victor Hill. Divisions within the sheriff’s office include executive operations, field operations, jail operations, and administrative services.

Clayton County Sheriff’s Office
9157 Tara Blvd
Jonesboro, GA 30236
770-471-1122

The Clayton County Jail is located on the premises with the sheriff’s office, and the Jail Administrator is Major M. Felgenhauer. Visitation with inmates can be done Monday-Friday from 8 am to 9:30 pm. Inmates are allowed one group of up to 4 visitors per week.

Major M. Felgenhauer, Jail Administrator
770-477-4400
Mark.Felgenhauer@claytoncountyga.gov

Clayton County’s Most Wanted List can be viewed online.

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