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Total crime 152%
Violent crime 192%
Property crime 144%
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StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGriffin/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,348n/a (estimate)5,9192,4082,346
Murder7n/a30.78.86.5
Rape15n/a65.931.938.4
Robbery23n/a101.065.573.9
Assault213n/a935.3293.8279.7
Violent crime258n/a (estimate)1,133400388
Burglary169n/a742.1290.7314.2
Theft839n/a3,684.21,478.51,398.0
Vehicle theft82n/a360.1238.2246.0
Property crime1,090n/a (estimate)4,7862,0071,958

Key findings

  • Griffin crime rates are 152% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Griffin are 192% higher than the national average
  • In Griffin you have a 1 in 17 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Griffin is safer than 2% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Griffin has not changed

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The Griffin crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Griffin 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 Griffin crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Griffin (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Griffin 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 Griffin (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Georgia, are 2.46 times more than the state average and 2.52 times more than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Griffin on a daily basis are 2.83 times more than than Georgia average and 2.92 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Griffin are 2.38 times more than the daily state average and 2.44 times more than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Griffin (higher is better)

      Is Griffin safe in comparison to other cities in the state of Georgia as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in Griffin to other cities in the state and across the country, Griffin is 3% safer than other cities of Georgia and 2% safer than other cities in the nation. Griffin has a ranks below average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Griffin

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Griffin is 1 in 89
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Griffin is 1 in 21
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Griffin is 1 in 17
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Griffin? In Griffin, you have a 1 in 89 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 21. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Griffin, GA is 1 in 17.

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

      A good indicator of whether Griffin is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate (per 100,000 people). The number of violent crimes in Griffin has decreased by 1%, while the property crime rate in Griffin has increased by 1% year over year. The number of total crimes in Griffin has not changed year over year.

      Griffin police department

      ItemGriffinGeorgiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)10811,364558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.54.03.3
      There are a total of 108 Griffin police officers. This results in 4.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 14.3% greater than the Georgia average and 39.1% 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

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Zebulon, GA1,41508181
      Hampton, GA7,28185597683
      Woolsey, GA178166832998
      Milner, GA1,2581829141,096
      Brooks, GA5181889451,133
      Heron Bay, GA4,0422021,0131,215
      East Griffin, GA1,3892121,0651,278
      Griffin, GA22,8751,1334,7865,919

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Palm River-Clair Mel, FL22,8605472,5203,067
      Marysville, OH22,860571,4301,487
      Granite Bay, CA22,8401868981,084
      Roselle, IL22,91171645715
      Corcoran, CA22,9175161,8062,323
      Griffin, GA22,8751,1334,7865,919
      Source: The Griffin, GA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.