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Douglasville, Georgia Crime Statistics

This webpage contains crime data for Douglasville, Georgia. You can look at the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime rates over time, and see how Douglasville compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records links for Douglasville, Georgia, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2007 there were 17,776 total crimes reported in Douglasville, Georgia (1,193 of them violent). Of the 2,539 crimes that transpire each year in Douglasville, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Douglasville, Georgia every 3 hours. This includes 10 murders, 74 rapes, and close to fifteen thousand thefts (including 1,266 automobile thefts).

Total Crime in Douglasville, Georgia (2001-2007)

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

Crime Trends

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Douglasville, Georgia for 7 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Douglasville has climbed by 3 per-cent. In the course of that same period, violent crime rose by 3 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a slow worsening in crime over these years in Douglasville.

Crime Trends in Douglasville, Georgia (2001-2007)

Bear in mind that these graphs show reported crime data and large changes in crime rates can be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in cities like Douglasville, Georgia (2001-2007)

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Crime Data Information

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