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Helen, Georgia Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 711 total crimes reported in Helen, Georgia (74 of them violent). Of the 89 crimes that occur a year in Helen, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Helen, Georgia 89 times a year. This includes 3 murders, 1 rape, and nearly six hundred thefts (including 47 motor vehicle thefts).

Total Crime in Helen, 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 Helen, Georgia for 8 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Helen increased by 25 percent. Over that same time frame, violent crime increased by 73 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a gradual increase in crime over the last 8 years in Helen. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit more than one hundred for Helen, Georgia in 2009.

Crime Trends in Helen, 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

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Crime Data Information

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