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Murray County, Georgia Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 2,488 total crimes reported in Murray County, Georgia (187 of them violent). Of the 498 crimes that take place per year in Murray County, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Murray County, Georgia every 17 hours.

Total Crime in Murray 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 Murray County, Georgia for 5 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Murray County has risen by 66%. Throughout that same period of time, violent crime climbed by 40%. By and large, the crime data indicate a significant rise in crime over the last 5 years in Murray County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit just about one thousand for Murray County, Georgia in 2009.

Crime Trends in Murray 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 Murray 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

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

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