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Appling County, Georgia Crime Statistics

This webpage contains crime figures for Appling County, Georgia. You can examine the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime numbers over time, and see how Appling County compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records resources for Appling County, Georgia, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.

Total Crime

Between 2002 and 2007 there were 1,244 total crimes reported in Appling County, Georgia (253 of them violent). Of the 311 crimes that occur a year in Appling County, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Appling County, Georgia 311 times a year. This includes 1 murder, 1 rape, and eight hundred thefts (including 56 motor vehicle thefts).

Total Crime in Appling County, Georgia (2002-2003, 2005, 2007)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000, 2001, 2004, 2006 or 2008, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Appling County, Georgia for 4 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Appling County decreased by 44 percent. Over the same time frame, violent crime fell by 94 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a sudden decrease in crime over these years in Appling County.

Crime Trends in Appling County, Georgia (2002-2003, 2005, 2007)

Remember that these graphs show reported crime figures and some step offs in crime numbers may be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in counties like Appling County, Georgia (2002-2003, 2005, 2007)

Visitors are cautioned against interpreting ranking data to determine 'how dangerous' a certain location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or differences in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual graph bars to see crime figures in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

Appling County, Georgia law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Appling County conform to the FBI data quality guidelines. For more information, and a description of the statistical methods and data algorithms used by RecordsPedia, please visit our methodology section.