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Baldwin County, Georgia Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 11,357 total crimes reported in Baldwin County, Georgia (879 of them violent). Of the 1,262 crimes that occur a year in Baldwin County, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Baldwin County, Georgia every 6 hours. This includes 16 murders, 66 rapes, and more than eight thousand thefts (including 409 motor vehicle thefts).

Total Crime in Baldwin County, Georgia (1999-2003, 2005-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 2004, as there were no data available for that year.

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Baldwin County, Georgia for 9 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Baldwin County increased by 58 percent. Over the same time frame, violent crime fell by 5 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a sudden increase in crime over the last 9 years in Baldwin County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit more than two thousand for Baldwin County, Georgia in 2009.

Crime Trends in Baldwin County, Georgia (1999-2003, 2005-2008)

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 Baldwin County, Georgia (1999-2003, 2005-2008)

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

Baldwin County, Georgia law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The FBI has noted the following deviations from their data quality guidelines:

  • In 2008, the FBI determined that the agency's data were overreported. Consequently, those data are not included in these graphs.
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