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College Park, Georgia Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 20,436 total crimes reported in College Park, Georgia (2,703 of them violent). Of the 2,271 crimes that occur a year in College Park, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in College Park, Georgia every 3 hours. This includes 33 murders, 151 rapes, and more than thirteen thousand thefts (including 3,070 motor vehicle thefts).

Total Crime in College Park, Georgia (1999, 2001-2008)

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

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in College Park, Georgia for 9 years. Over that interval, reported crime in College Park increased by 28 percent. Over that same time frame, violent crime increased by 54 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a gradual increase in crime over the last 9 years in College Park. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit nearly three thousand for College Park, Georgia in 2009.

Crime Trends in College Park, Georgia (1999, 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 cities like College Park, Georgia (1999, 2001-2008)

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Crime Data Information

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