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Jones County, Georgia Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 3,082 total crimes reported in Jones County, Georgia (160 of them violent). Of the 308 crimes that happen every year in Jones County, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Jones County, Georgia 308 times a year. This includes 5 murders, 8 rapes, and greater than two thousand thefts (including 296 auto thefts).

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Jones County, Georgia for all 10 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Jones County has grown by 91%. During that same interval, violent crime grew by 89%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a dramatic growth in crime over the last 10 years in Jones County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit greater than seven hundred for Jones County, Georgia in 2009.

Crime Trends in Jones County, Georgia (1999-2008)

Keep in mind that these graphs show reported crime numbers and certain sharp changes in crime figures might be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in counties like Jones County, Georgia (1999-2008)

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Crime Data Information

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