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Twiggs County, Georgia Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 483 total crimes reported in Twiggs County, Georgia (84 of them violent). Of the 161 crimes that occur a year in Twiggs County, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Twiggs County, Georgia 161 times a year. This includes 1 murder, 1 rape, and more than three hundred thefts (including 34 motor vehicle thefts).

Total Crime in Twiggs County, Georgia (2001, 2007-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 or 2006, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Twiggs County, Georgia for 3 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Twiggs County increased by 74 percent. Over the same time frame, violent crime fell by 30 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a sudden increase in crime over the last 3 years in Twiggs County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit more than two hundred for Twiggs County, Georgia in 2009.

Crime Trends in Twiggs County, Georgia (2001, 2007-2008)

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 Twiggs County, Georgia (2001, 2007-2008)

Visitors are cautioned against interpreting ranking data to determine 'how dangerous' a certain location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or differences in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual graph bars to see crime figures in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

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