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Telfair County, Georgia Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 1,574 total crimes reported in Telfair County, Georgia (399 of them violent). Of the 197 crimes that take place per year in Telfair County, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Telfair County, Georgia 197 times a year. This includes 7 murders, 7 rapes, and just about nine hundred thefts (including 56 car thefts).

Total Crime in Telfair County, Georgia (2001-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999 or 2000, 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 Telfair County, Georgia for 8 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Telfair County has been reduced by 43%. Throughout the same period of time, violent crime improved by 59%. By and large, the crime data indicate a general improvement in crime over the last 8 years in Telfair County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to two hundred for Telfair County, Georgia in 2009.

Crime Trends in Telfair County, Georgia (2001-2008)

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 Telfair County, Georgia (2001-2008)

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

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