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Hinesville, Georgia Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 17,959 total crimes reported in Hinesville, Georgia (1,572 of them violent). Of the 1,995 crimes that transpire each year in Hinesville, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Hinesville, Georgia every 4 hours. This includes 21 murders, 110 rapes, and close to thirteen thousand thefts (including 638 automobile thefts).

Total Crime in Hinesville, Georgia (1999-2005, 2007-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 2006, as there were no data available for that year.

Crime Trends

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Hinesville, Georgia for 9 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Hinesville has climbed by 23 per-cent. In the course of that same period, violent crime rose by 46 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a slow worsening in crime over the last 9 years in Hinesville. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit over two thousand for Hinesville, Georgia in 2009.

Crime Trends in Hinesville, Georgia (1999-2005, 2007-2008)

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 Hinesville, Georgia (1999-2005, 2007-2008)

Individuals are dissuaded against drawing conclusions from ranking data to determine 'how dangerous' a particular location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or discrepencies in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual figure bars to see crime data in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

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