This webpage contains crime data for Giles County, Virginia. You can look at the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime rates over time, and see how Giles County compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records links for Giles County, Virginia, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.
Between 2001 and 2008 there were 1,352 total crimes reported in Giles County, Virginia (120 of them violent). Of the 169 crimes that transpire each year in Giles County, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Giles County, Virginia 169 times a year. This includes 2 murders, 26 rapes, and close to one thousand thefts (including 84 automobile thefts).
Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Giles County, Virginia for 8 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Giles County has climbed by 96 per-cent. In the course of that same period, violent crime rose by 95 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a rapid worsening in crime over the last 8 years in Giles County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit over four hundred for Giles County, Virginia in 2009.
Crime Data Information
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