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Total crime 137%
Violent crime 203%
Property crime 125%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGriffin/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,341n/a (estimate)5,9062,7172,489
Murder1n/a4.46.25.0
Rape16n/a70.527.542.6
Robbery34n/a149.775.081.6
Assault210n/a924.8232.0250.2
Violent crime261n/a (estimate)1,149341379
Burglary213n/a938.0372.1340.5
Theft825n/a3,633.21,779.81,549.5
Vehicle theft42n/a185.0223.9219.9
Property crime1,080n/a (estimate)4,7562,3762,110

Key findings

  • Griffin crime rates are 137% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Griffin are 203% 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

Griffin crime map

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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 2.17 times more than the state average and 2.37 times more than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Griffin on a daily basis are 3.37 times more than than Georgia average and 3.03 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Griffin are 2.00 times more than the daily state average and 2.25 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 87
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Griffin is 1 in 22
      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 87 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 22. 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 not changed, while the property crime rate in Griffin has not changed 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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Hampton, GA7,28199796895
      Woolsey, GA1781419851,126
      Milner, GA1,2581551,0821,237
      Brooks, GA5181611,1181,279
      Zebulon, GA1,4151661,1601,326
      Heron Bay, GA4,0421721,1991,371
      East Griffin, GA1,3891811,2611,442
      Griffin, GA22,8751,1494,7565,906

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Marysville, OH22,860571,4301,487
      Palm River-Clair Mel, FL22,8605393,0573,596
      Granite Bay, CA22,8401859791,164
      Roselle, IL22,91171645715
      Corcoran, CA22,9175531,2741,826
      Griffin, GA22,8751,1494,7565,906
      Source: The Griffin, 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.