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Dade County, Georgia Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 674 total crimes reported in Dade County, Georgia (38 of them violent). Of the 84 crimes that occur a year in Dade County, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Dade County, Georgia 84 times a year.

Total Crime in Dade County, Georgia (2001-2008)

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

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Dade County, Georgia for 8 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Dade County increased by 77 percent. Over the same time frame, violent crime fell by 200 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a sudden increase in crime over the last 8 years in Dade County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit two hundred for Dade County, Georgia in 2009.

Crime Trends in Dade County, Georgia (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 counties like Dade County, Georgia (2001-2008)

Visitors are cautioned against interpreting ranking data to determine 'how dangerous' a certain location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or differences in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual graph bars to see crime figures in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

Dade 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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