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Liberty County, Georgia Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 20,718 total crimes reported in Liberty County, Georgia (1,838 of them violent). Of the 2,072 crimes that transpire each year in Liberty County, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Liberty County, Georgia every 4 hours. This includes 28 murders, 128 rapes, and close to fifteen thousand thefts (including 753 automobile thefts).

Crime Trends

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Liberty County, Georgia for all 10 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Liberty County has climbed by 44 per-cent. In the course of that same period, violent crime rose by 64 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a slow worsening in crime over the last 10 years in Liberty County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit close to three thousand for Liberty County, Georgia in 2009.

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

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 counties like Liberty County, Georgia (1999-2008)

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

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