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Jonesboro, Georgia Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 1,371 total crimes reported in Jonesboro, Georgia (192 of them violent). Of the 274 crimes that occur a year in Jonesboro, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Jonesboro, Georgia 274 times a year. This includes 1 murder, 4 rapes, and nearly nine hundred thefts (including 141 motor vehicle thefts).

Total Crime in Jonesboro, Georgia (2001, 2004, 2006-2008)

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

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Jonesboro, Georgia for 5 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Jonesboro decreased by 13 percent. Over the same time frame, violent crime fell by 19 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a gradual decrease in crime over the last 5 years in Jonesboro. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to three hundred for Jonesboro, Georgia in 2009.

Crime Trends in Jonesboro, Georgia (2001, 2004, 2006-2008)

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

Crime rates per 1,000 population in cities like Jonesboro, Georgia (2001, 2004, 2006-2008)

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

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