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Colquitt County, Georgia Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 15,723 total crimes reported in Colquitt County, Georgia (1,730 of them violent). Of the 1,572 crimes that occur a year in Colquitt County, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Colquitt County, Georgia every 5 hours. This includes 34 murders, 66 rapes, and nearly eleven thousand thefts (including 873 motor vehicle thefts).

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Colquitt County, Georgia for all 10 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Colquitt County decreased by 12 percent. Over the same time frame, violent crime fell by 22 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a gradual decrease in crime over the last 10 years in Colquitt County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to one thousand for Colquitt County, Georgia in 2009.

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

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 Colquitt County, Georgia (1999-2008)

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Crime Data Information

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