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Cook County, Georgia Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2003 and 2007 there were 1,077 total crimes reported in Cook County, Georgia (153 of them violent). Of the 539 crimes that happen every year in Cook County, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Cook County, Georgia every 16 hours. This includes 3 murders, 9 rapes, and greater than seven hundred thefts (including 28 auto thefts).

Total Crime in Cook County, Georgia (2003, 2007)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006 or 2008, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Cook County, Georgia for 2 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Cook County has lessened by 26%. During the same interval, violent crime decreased by 47%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a dramatic reduction in crime over these years in Cook County.

Crime Trends in Cook County, Georgia (2003, 2007)

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 Cook County, Georgia (2003, 2007)

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

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