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Clarkston, Georgia Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 2,238 total crimes reported in Clarkston, Georgia (383 of them violent). Of the 320 crimes that transpire each year in Clarkston, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Clarkston, Georgia 320 times a year. This includes 4 murders, 14 rapes, and over one thousand thefts (including 420 automobile thefts).

Total Crime in Clarkston, Georgia (2001-2002, 2004-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000 or 2003, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Clarkston, Georgia for 7 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Clarkston has climbed by 38 per-cent. In the course of that same period, violent crime rose by 55 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a rapid worsening in crime over the last 7 years in Clarkston. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit over four hundred for Clarkston, Georgia in 2009.

Crime Trends in Clarkston, Georgia (2001-2002, 2004-2008)

Bear in mind that these graphs show reported crime data and large changes in crime rates can be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in cities like Clarkston, Georgia (2001-2002, 2004-2008)

Individuals are dissuaded against drawing conclusions from ranking data to determine 'how dangerous' a particular location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or discrepencies in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual figure bars to see crime data in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

Clarkston, 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 2006, the FBI determined that the agency's data were inflated. Consequently, affected data are not included in these graphs.
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