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Camden County, Georgia Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 11,415 total crimes reported in Camden County, Georgia (1,183 of them violent). Of the 1,142 crimes that happen every year in Camden County, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Camden County, Georgia every 7 hours. This includes 21 murders, 80 rapes, and greater than eight thousand thefts (including 451 auto thefts).

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Camden County, Georgia for all 10 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Camden County has grown by 36%. During that same interval, violent crime grew by 52%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a slight growth in crime over the last 10 years in Camden County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit greater than one thousand for Camden County, Georgia in 2009.

Crime Trends in Camden County, Georgia (1999-2008)

Keep in mind that these graphs show reported crime numbers and certain sharp changes in crime figures might be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in counties like Camden County, Georgia (1999-2008)

Users are warned against reading into ranking data to decide 'how dangerous' a given location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or variations in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual chart bars to see crime numbers in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

Camden 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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