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Paulding County, Georgia Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 13,103 total crimes reported in Paulding County, Georgia (1,189 of them violent). Of the 2,184 crimes that transpire each year in Paulding County, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Paulding County, Georgia every 4 hours. This includes 4 murders, 81 rapes, and over nine thousand thefts (including 1,308 automobile thefts).

Total Crime in Paulding County, Georgia (2001-2002, 2005-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000, 2003 or 2004, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Paulding County, Georgia for 6 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Paulding County has climbed by 99 per-cent. In the course of that same period, violent crime rose by 98 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a rapid worsening in crime over the last 6 years in Paulding County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit close to five thousand for Paulding County, Georgia in 2009.

Crime Trends in Paulding County, Georgia (2001-2002, 2005-2008)

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 Paulding County, Georgia (2001-2002, 2005-2008)

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

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