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Muscogee County, Georgia Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 136,429 total crimes reported in Muscogee County, Georgia (10,392 of them violent). Of the 13,643 crimes that occur a year in Muscogee County, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Muscogee County, Georgia every 38 minutes. This includes 201 murders, 318 rapes, and nearly one hundred and three thousand thefts (including 13,725 motor vehicle thefts).

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Muscogee County, Georgia for all 10 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Muscogee County increased by 22 percent. Over that same time frame, violent crime increased by 22 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a gradual increase in crime over the last 10 years in Muscogee County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit more than sixteen thousand for Muscogee County, Georgia in 2009.

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

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 counties like Muscogee County, Georgia (1999-2008)

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Crime Data Information

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