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Douglas, Georgia Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 11,627 total crimes reported in Douglas, Georgia (974 of them violent). Of the 1,661 crimes that occur a year in Douglas, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Douglas, Georgia every 5 hours. This includes 5 murders, 46 rapes, and more than nine thousand thefts (including 562 motor vehicle thefts).

Total Crime in Douglas, Georgia (1999-2004, 2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 2005, 2006 or 2007, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Douglas, Georgia for 7 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Douglas decreased by 9 percent. Over the same time frame, violent crime fell by 59 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a gradual decrease in crime over the last 7 years in Douglas. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to two thousand for Douglas, Georgia in 2009.

Crime Trends in Douglas, Georgia (1999-2004, 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 Douglas, Georgia (1999-2004, 2008)

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Crime Data Information

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