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Ward by Ward: Police Calls in Oak Forest in April, Ward 2

With the help of the Oak Forest Crime Prevention Committee, Patch shares the city's calls for service for the month of April, broken down by ward.

Each week, Patch features items from reports on file at the . Although not all accounts are reported in the Patch police blotter, the Crime Prevention Committee compiles the number of calls of service monthly, by type and location.

This week, Patch gives you the rundown of what was called in and where during the month of April. Patch will feature one ward per day over the next week. See how Ward 2 compares to others throughout the week, and check out how April's stats . You can also compare these . Unsure of which ward you live in? Visit —a quick summary of the most important facts about Oak Forest.

*Note, these statistics are gathered from the Oak Forest Police Department's Daily Call for Service Log reports.

These indicate calls for service, not criminal crime statistics.

Ward 2, Ald. Rich Simon


Burglary Battery Criminal Damage Robbery Theft Total WARD 2 2 1 4 1 14 22

There were no instances of assault, home invasion, homicide, sex offenses or stolen vehicles.

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Nick Swedberg (Editor) May 24, 2012 at 07:00 PM
Does anyone in this ward worry about thefts?
Julia May 29, 2012 at 07:35 PM
Yes...we are right down the block from the train station and right off of I-57 and the forest preserves and it is rare to see any cops around!

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