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Total crime 34%
Violent crime 65%
Property crime 29%
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 peopleRoswell/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,626n/a (estimate)1,6992,9002,580
Murder0n/a0.06.15.0
Rape18n/a18.825.242.6
Robbery39n/a40.878.786.2
Assault69n/a72.1216.6246.8
Violent crime126n/a (estimate)132327381
Burglary174n/a181.9431.3376.0
Theft1,215n/a1,269.91,907.01,594.6
Vehicle theft111n/a116.0235.4228.9
Property crime1,500n/a (estimate)1,5682,5742,200

Key findings

  • Roswell crime rates are 34% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Roswell are 65% lower than the national average
  • In Roswell you have a 1 in 59 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Roswell is safer than 61% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Roswell has decreased by 6%

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

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      Daily Crime In Roswell (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Roswell, GA per 100,000 people. In Roswell, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 1.71 times less than the Georgia average and 1.52 times less than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Roswell is 2.48 times less than the Georgia average and 2.89 times less than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Roswell has a daily crime rate that is 1.64 times less than the Georgia average and 1.40 times less than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Roswell (higher is better)

      Is Roswell 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 Roswell to other cities in the state and across the country, Roswell is 73% safer than other cities of Georgia and 61% safer than other cities in the nation. Roswell has a ranks above average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Roswell

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Roswell is 1 in 760
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Roswell is 1 in 64
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Roswell is 1 in 59
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Roswell? In Roswell, GA you have a 1 in 760 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 64 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 59 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Roswell.

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

      The year over year change in crime per 100,000 people helps to understand whether crime in Roswell, GA is on the rise or declining. The violent crime rate in Roswell has increased by 17%, while the property crime rate in Roswell has decreased by 7% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Roswell has decreased by 6% with regards to total crimes year over year.

      Roswell police department

      ItemRoswellGeorgiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)20411,364558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.24.03.3
      There are a total of 204 Roswell police officers. This results in 2.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 44% less than the Georgia average and 31.9% less 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
      Berkeley Lake, GA1,92446361407
      Johns Creek, GA82,93040623662
      Milton, GA36,75528723750
      Holly Springs, GA10,351249941,019
      Vinings, GA11,8161259811,105
      Mountain Park city, GA6381361,0691,205
      Peachtree Corners, GA41,2681411,1121,253
      Roswell, GA93,9681321,5681,699

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Federal Way, WA93,9864684,5835,051
      Yuma, AZ93,7045112,1232,634
      Lee's Summit, MO94,2571202,1452,265
      Quincy, MA93,3493731,2611,634
      Yakima, WA93,3384483,5584,006
      Roswell, GA93,9681321,5681,699
      Source: The Roswell, 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.