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Lincoln County, Georgia Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2002 and 2008 there were 338 total crimes reported in Lincoln County, Georgia (47 of them violent). Of the 85 crimes that transpire each year in Lincoln County, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Lincoln County, Georgia 85 times a year.

Total Crime in Lincoln County, Georgia (2002-2003, 2007-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000, 2001, 2004, 2005 or 2006, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Lincoln County, Georgia for 4 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Lincoln County has climbed by 57 per-cent. In the course of that same period, violent crime rose by 20 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a rapid worsening in crime over the last 4 years in Lincoln County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit over one hundred for Lincoln County, Georgia in 2009.

Crime Trends in Lincoln County, Georgia (2002-2003, 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 counties like Lincoln County, Georgia (2002-2003, 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

Lincoln County, Georgia law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The FBI has noted the following deviations from their data quality guidelines:

  • In 2008, the FBI determined that the agency did not follow national Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program guidelines for reporting an offense. Consequently, this figure is not included in these graphs.
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