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Jeff Davis County, Georgia Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 2,228 total crimes reported in Jeff Davis County, Georgia (175 of them violent). Of the 446 crimes that take place per year in Jeff Davis County, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Jeff Davis County, Georgia every 19 hours. This includes 2 murders, 9 rapes, and just about two thousand thefts (including 116 car thefts).

Total Crime in Jeff Davis County, Georgia (2001-2003, 2007-2008)

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

Crime Trends

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Jeff Davis County, Georgia for 5 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Jeff Davis County has risen by 35%. Throughout that same period of time, violent crime climbed by 33%. By and large, the crime data indicate a significant rise in crime over the last 5 years in Jeff Davis County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit just about six hundred for Jeff Davis County, Georgia in 2009.

Crime Trends Jeff Davis County, Georgia (2001-2003, 2007-2008)

Please take note that these graphs show reported crime rates and some sudden changes in crime data are the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in counties like Jeff Davis County, Georgia (2001-2003, 2007-2008)

You are discouraged against over-analyzing ranking data to decide 'how dangerous' a certain location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or disparities in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual table bars to see crime rates in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

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