Reported Annual Crime In Dawson

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDawson/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,346 (estimate)3,4012,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDawson/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a6.04.9
Rapen/an/an/a31.638.6
Robberyn/an/an/a119.9101.9
Assaultn/an/an/a220.8237.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)372 (estimate)378373
Burglaryn/an/an/a649.8491.4
Theftn/an/an/a2,113.31,775.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a259.2220.2
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,974 (estimate)3,0222,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Dawson is 17% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.17 daily crimes that occur in Dawson.
  • Dawson is safer than 28% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Dawson you have a 1 in 30 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Dawson has decreased by 20%.

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Daily Crime In Dawson (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Dawson

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Dawson is 1 in 269
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Dawson is 1 in 34
The chance of being a victim of crime in Dawson is 1 in 30

Year Over Year Crime In Dawson (per 100,000 people)

Dawson police department

ItemDawsonGeorgiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2811,376556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents6.03.93.3
There are a total of 28 Dawson police officers. This results in 6.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 53.1% greater than the Georgia average and 84.6% greater than the National average.

Sex offenders in Georgia

StateTotal offendersGeorgia /100KNational /100K
Georgia19,209228222
There are a total of 19,209 sex offenders in Georgia. This yields a total of 228 sex offenders in Georgia per 100,000 residents which is 3% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Shellman, GA1,0771901,5211,711
Parrott, GA1865104,0774,587
Sasser, GA3735384,3054,843
Smithville, GA6035644,5065,069
Bronwood, GA3025984,7785,376
Dawson, GA4,4473722,9743,346

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
West Wendover, NV4,4485173,1473,664
Mauston, WI4,4463191,8022,121
Swannanoa, NC4,4442732,1632,436
Centreville, MD4,4511511,1191,270
Farley, KY4,4431891,8842,074
Dawson, GA4,4473722,9743,346
Source: The Dawson, GA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.