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Barnesville, Georgia Crime Statistics

This page contains crime rates for Barnesville, Georgia. You can look through the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime data over time, and see how Barnesville compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records information for Barnesville, Georgia, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 931 total crimes reported in Barnesville, Georgia (187 of them violent). Of the 186 crimes that take place per year in Barnesville, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Barnesville, Georgia 186 times a year. This includes 1 murder, 15 rapes, and just about six hundred thefts (including 48 car thefts).

Total Crime in Barnesville, Georgia (2001-2003, 2007-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000, 2004, 2005 or 2006, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Barnesville, Georgia for 5 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Barnesville has risen by 53%. Throughout the same period of time, violent crime improved by 192%. By and large, the crime data indicate a significant rise in crime over the last 5 years in Barnesville. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit just about three hundred for Barnesville, Georgia in 2009.

Crime Trends in Barnesville, Georgia (2001-2003, 2007-2008)

Please take note that these graphs show reported crime rates and some sudden changes in crime data are the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in cities like Barnesville, Georgia (2001-2003, 2007-2008)

You are discouraged against over-analyzing ranking data to decide 'how dangerous' a certain location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or disparities in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual table bars to see crime rates in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

Barnesville, 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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