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Blackshear, Georgia Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 1,489 total crimes reported in Blackshear, Georgia (84 of them violent). Of the 298 crimes that take place per year in Blackshear, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Blackshear, Georgia 298 times a year. This includes 1 murder, 6 rapes, and at least one thousand thefts (including 52 car thefts).

Total Crime in Blackshear, Georgia (2001-2002, 2005, 2007-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000, 2003, 2004 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 Blackshear, Georgia for 5 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Blackshear has risen by 35%. Throughout the same period of time, violent crime improved by 54%. By and large, the crime data indicate a significant rise in crime over the last 5 years in Blackshear. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit just about four hundred for Blackshear, Georgia in 2009.

Crime Trends Blackshear, Georgia (2001-2002, 2005, 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 Blackshear, Georgia (2001-2002, 2005, 2007-2008)

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Crime Data Information

Blackshear, Georgia law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Blackshear 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.