This webpage contains crime figures for Forsyth County, Georgia. You can examine the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime numbers over time, and see how Forsyth County compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records resources for Forsyth County, Georgia, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.
Between 2001 and 2008 there were 15,088 total crimes reported in Forsyth County, Georgia (875 of them violent). Of the 1,886 crimes that occur a year in Forsyth County, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Forsyth County, Georgia every 4 hours. This includes 14 murders, 86 rapes, and more than eleven thousand thefts (including 969 motor vehicle thefts).
During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Forsyth County, Georgia for 8 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Forsyth County increased by 87 percent. Over that same time frame, violent crime increased by 92 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a sudden increase in crime over the last 8 years in Forsyth County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit nearly four thousand for Forsyth County, Georgia in 2009.
Crime Data Information
Forsyth County, Georgia law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Forsyth 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.