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Tift County, Georgia Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 16,580 total crimes reported in Tift County, Georgia (1,732 of them violent). Of the 1,842 crimes that happen every year in Tift County, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Tift County, Georgia every 4 hours. This includes 30 murders, 98 rapes, and almost twelve thousand thefts (including 722 auto thefts).

Total Crime in Tift County, Georgia (1999-2003, 2005-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 2004, as there were no data available for that year.

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Tift County, Georgia for 9 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Tift County has grown by 37%. During that same interval, violent crime grew by 55%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a slight growth in crime over the last 9 years in Tift County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit greater than two thousand for Tift County, Georgia in 2009.

Crime Trends in Tift County, Georgia (1999-2003, 2005-2008)

Keep in mind that these graphs show reported crime numbers and certain sharp changes in crime figures might be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in counties like Tift County, Georgia (1999-2003, 2005-2008)

Users are warned against reading into ranking data to decide 'how dangerous' a given location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or variations in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual chart bars to see crime numbers in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

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