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Ward by Ward: Police Calls in Oak Forest in March, Ward 4

With the help of the Oak Forest Crime Prevention Committee, Patch shares the city's calls for service for the month of March, 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 March. Patch will feature one ward per day over the next week. See how Ward 4 compares to Ward 1, ,  and others throughout the week, and check out how March's stats stack up to February.

Unsure of which ward you live in? Visit Patch's Oak Forest 101—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 4, Ald. Chuck Toland

Battery Criminal Damage Theft Total Ward 4 2 1 4 7

There were no instances of arson, assault, burglary, home invasion, homicide, robbery, sex offense or vehicle theft.


michele enright April 09, 2012 at 03:48 AM
how do I know what ward I'm in?
Lauren Traut (Editor) April 09, 2012 at 04:08 AM
Hi, Michele. In the story, click on the "Oak Forest 101" link. That will take you to a general information page with maps of each ward. You should be able to scout it out from those. Lauren
BBurns May 26, 2012 at 03:04 PM
I live in ward 6, it looks like statistics are only posted for wards 1 - 4. Where are the stats for wards 5, 6 & 7?

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