Lake Forest Park, WA Criminal and Public Records

Are you searching for criminal records or background information on someone in Lake Forest Park, WA? BeenVerified has access to public arrest records in King County that can help you identify criminal background history for individuals in and around the Lake Forest Park area. Lake Forest Park has a population of 13,243, which makes it the 69th largest city in Washington, and an average income of $92,516. We’ve compiled helpful crime statistics below, or you can look up a specific person’s criminal records.

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Crime in Lake Forest Park, WA

One of the first ways to gauge crime is to look at the reported crimes in that city over a year’s time. Keep in mind that you cannot compare one city’s reported crimes to another city’s reported crimes without also understanding any differences in population. In addition, the reported crime rate and the actual crime rate may be very different; crimes such as forcible rape are notoriously underreported, while crimes like motor vehicle theft have higher reporting rates.

In 2015, there were 8 reported violent crimes and 296 reported property crimes in Lake Forest Park. This compares to 20,394 reported violent crimes and 248,369 reported property crimes statewide in Washington. This makes Lake Forest Park 149th in the state of Washington when it comes to violent crimes per 100k people.

The most common violent crime in Lake Forest Park was agg. assault, with 4 reported. The most common property crime was larceny, with 211 reported.

In addition to these major crimes, there were a number of other offenses committed, but most of those were charged as misdemeanors. Our charts below have much more information.

Lake Forest Park Crime Rankings:

Statewide (2015)

  • Population: 69th
  • Violent Crimes: 67th (149th per 100k)
  • Rape: 39th (124th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 60th (142nd per 100k)
  • Robbery: 46th (88th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 85th (116th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 67th (91st per 100k)
  • Larceny: 85th (110th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 72nd (135th per 100k)

Nationwide (2015)

  • Population: 2,664th
  • Violent Crimes: 625th (4,182nd per 100k)
  • Murder: 77th (413th per 100k)
  • Rape: 190th (1,351st per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 482nd (3,673rd per 100k)
  • Robbery: 339th (1,662nd per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 1,486th (3,415th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 657th (2,164th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 1,333rd (3,553rd per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 502nd (2,218th per 100k)
  • Arson: 117th (825th per 100k)

In King County (2015)

  • Population: 21st
  • Violent Crimes: 21st (25th per 100k)
  • Rape: 19th (27th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 19th (21st per 100k)
  • Robbery: 18th (19th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 23rd (24th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 22nd (16th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 23rd (21st per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 23rd (27th per 100k)

General Data

  • Population: 13,243
  • Households: 5,207
  • Median Income: $92,516
  • Land Area: 3.54 miles2
  • Water Area: 0.119 miles2
  • Time Zone: PDT

Lake Forest Park, WA Crime Rate Information

Crime Category 2014 2015
Rape 1 1
Agg. Assault 5 4
Robbery 3 3
Burglary 98 71
Vehicle Thefts 43 14
Arson 0 0

Violent Crimes in Lake Forest Park, WA in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Rape 1
Aggravated Assault 4
Robbery 3

Property Crimes in Lake Forest Park, WA in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Burglary 71
Larceny 211
Motor Vehicle Theft 14
Arson 0

Property Crimes in Lake Forest Park, WA

Year Property Crimes
2006 330
2007 253
2008 275
2009 238
2010 231
2011 270
2012 292
2013 247
2014 338
2015 296

Agg. Assault in Lake Forest Park, WA

Year Agg. Assault
2006 2
2007 1
2008 7
2009 5
2010 3
2011 6
2012 4
2013 1
2014 5
2015 4

Washington Criminal Statistics:

Criminal Records Lookup

Do you want to lookup a specific individual’s criminal records? While a criminal background check may be important, it is important to understand that that the presence or absence of some criminal history may not be indicative of a person’s actual criminal behavior. People can be arrested for and charged with crimes that they did not commit, while other people may never be charged with crimes that they did commit. Therefore, when looking at an individual’s criminal background, it is important to understand the differences between arrests, charges, and convictions. It is equally important to understand that the absence of a criminal record does not guarantee that a person has not engaged in criminal behavior or will not engage in future criminal behavior.

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You may also want to look at statewide reporting numbers.

Washington Statistics:

Crime Category 2014 2015
Violent Crimes 20136 20394
Rape 4866 4898
Agg. Assault 11627 12029
Robbery 5640 5449
Property Crimes 261706 248369
Burglary 55290 50993
Larceny 175769 170509
Vehicle Thefts 30647 26867
Arson 0 0

While the overall numbers can help you find some information, the crime rate is more informative. The crime rate can be reported in various ways; here we have chosen to report the crime rate as incidents per 1,000 people. By looking at the crime rate in a city, you can determine whether that city is more or less dangerous than surrounding cities. Here, we have compiled comparisons of the rate for various crimes in Lake Forest Park and compared them to the rates for that same crime in Washington and nationwide.

Property Crimes in the state of Washington

Year Property Crimes
2006 286533
2007 260729
2008 246148
2009 244368
2010 249253
2011 244146
2012 252333
2013 258662
2014 261706
2015 248369

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