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Brooks County, Georgia Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 2,219 total crimes reported in Brooks County, Georgia (480 of them violent). Of the 277 crimes that occur a year in Brooks County, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Brooks County, Georgia 277 times a year. This includes 3 murders, 4 rapes, and more than one thousand thefts (including 171 motor vehicle thefts).

Total Crime in Brooks County, Georgia (2001-2008)

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

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Brooks County, Georgia for 8 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Brooks County increased by 96 percent. Over that same time frame, violent crime increased by 97 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a sudden increase in crime over the last 8 years in Brooks County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit more than five hundred for Brooks County, Georgia in 2009.

Crime Trends in Brooks County, Georgia (2001-2008)

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 Brooks County, Georgia (2001-2008)

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Crime Data Information

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