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Total crime 124%
Violent crime 7%
Property crime 147%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFort Oglethorpe/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime574n/a (estimate)5,7912,9002,580
Murder0n/a0.06.15.0
Rape1n/a10.125.242.6
Robbery3n/a30.378.786.2
Assault31n/a312.8216.6246.8
Violent crime35n/a (estimate)353327381
Burglary26n/a262.3431.3376.0
Theft473n/a4,772.01,907.01,594.6
Vehicle theft40n/a403.6235.4228.9
Property crime539n/a (estimate)5,4382,5742,200

Key findings

  • Fort Oglethorpe crime rates are 124% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Fort Oglethorpe are 7% lower than the national average
  • In Fort Oglethorpe you have a 1 in 18 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Fort Oglethorpe is safer than 15% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Fort Oglethorpe has decreased by 18%

Fort Oglethorpe crime map

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The Fort Oglethorpe crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Fort Oglethorpe as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Fort Oglethorpe crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Fort Oglethorpe (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Fort Oglethorpe on a daily basis (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Georgia and the USA. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Fort Oglethorpe (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Georgia, are 2.00 times more than the state average and 2.24 times more than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Fort Oglethorpe on a daily basis are 1.08 times more than than Georgia average and 1.08 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Fort Oglethorpe are 2.11 times more than the daily state average and 2.47 times more than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Fort Oglethorpe (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in Fort Oglethorpe in comparison to other Georgia communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is Fort Oglethorpe safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show Fort Oglethorpe being safer than 28% of cities in Georgia and 15% of cities across the United States. This is evident by tracking Georgia cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Fort Oglethorpe. In conclusion, Fort Oglethorpe ranks below average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Fort Oglethorpe

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Fort Oglethorpe is 1 in 284
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Fort Oglethorpe is 1 in 19
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Fort Oglethorpe is 1 in 18
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia you have a 1 in 284 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 19 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 18 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Fort Oglethorpe.

      Year Over Year Crime In Fort Oglethorpe (per 100,000 people)

      Determining whether Fort Oglethorpe is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Fort Oglethorpe violent crime rates have decreased by 36%. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 16% year over year. Total crimes for Fort Oglethorpe has decreased by 18% in the same time frame.

      Fort Oglethorpe police department

      ItemFort OglethorpeGeorgiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3211,364558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.44.03.3
      There are a total of 32 Fort Oglethorpe police officers. This results in 3.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 14.3% less than the Georgia average and 4.2% greater than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Georgia

      StateTotal offendersGeorgia /100KNational /100K
      Georgia23,117275266
      There are a total of 23,117 sex offenders in Georgia. This yields a total of 275 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
      Lookout Mountain, TN1,9300427427
      Signal Mountain, TN8,50070430500
      Apison, TN2,5402039181,120
      Lookout Mountain, GA1,75401,2141,214
      Ridgeside, TN6712521,1411,393
      Collegedale, TN10,438411,4851,526
      Indian Springs, GA3,1041771,3931,570
      Fort Oglethorpe, GA9,6133535,4385,791

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Girard, OH9,6153012,4942,794
      Gold Canyon, AZ9,6161679391,106
      Safford, AZ9,6163312,9203,252
      Chevy Chase, MD9,618165713878
      Conning Towers Nautilus Park, CT9,6062331,8902,123
      Fort Oglethorpe, GA9,6133535,4385,791
      Source: The Fort Oglethorpe, GA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.