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Hancock County, Georgia Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2007 there were 230 total crimes reported in Hancock County, Georgia (26 of them violent). Of the 115 crimes that occur a year in Hancock County, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Hancock County, Georgia 115 times a year.

Total Crime in Hancock County, Georgia (2001, 2007)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006 or 2008, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Hancock County, Georgia for 2 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Hancock County increased by 51 percent. Over the same time frame, violent crime did not change. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a sudden increase in crime over these years in Hancock County.

Crime Trends in Hancock County, Georgia (2001, 2007)

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 Hancock County, Georgia (2001, 2007)

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

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

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