Dawson County, GA Arrest Records

Dawson County, GA is among the safest counties in the USA with 1.02 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has lower total crime rate than Bibb, Bartow, Baldwin, Douglas, Rockdale counties in Georgia.
Dawson County, GA property crime rate is 18.73 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 331 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that decreased by 10.54% compared to 2015.

Dawson County, GA Crime Rate

Total arrests in Dawson County in 2016 decreased by 10.04% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes decreased from 29 to 24 while non-violent crime decreased by 9.61% from 489 to 442.

5 Crimes In Dawson County, GA in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 331
Burglary 73
Motor vehicle theft 38
Aggravated assault 16
Legacy rape 6

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Dawson County decreased by 17.24% from 2015 and increased by 60% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 15 to 24. In 2016 violent crime rate in Dawson County was 78.33% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.102%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Dawson County decreased by 9.61% from 2015 and decreased by 19.78% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 551 to 442. In 2016 property crime rate in Dawson County was 34.12% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 1.873%.

How Dawson stands up against other counties

Dawson vs. Butts

You’ll be in more risk in Dawson compared to Butts county that had 2.6% lower crime rate compared to Dawson county according to the FBI.
Assault rates of 0.6779 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8422 per 1,000 people and lower than average 3.3589 in Butts county.
Burglary rates of 3.0927 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and higher than average 2.9811 in Butts county.

Dawson vs. Union

You’ll be in more risk in Dawson compared to Union county that had 41.68% lower crime rate compared to Dawson county according to the FBI.
Rape rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.0199 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.0000 in Union county.
Larceny rates of 14.0230 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 20.5437 per 1,000 people and higher than average 6.9784 in Union county.

Names with the most arrests in Dawson

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Dawson, Georgia, the most crimes, that's 29.35% of all records in county are committed by the people aged between 31-40.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Dawson County is 0.4% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 5.41 daily crimes that occur in Dawson County.
  • Dawson, GA is more violent than Butts.
  • In Dawson County you have a 1 in 51 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Dawson, GA have decreased by 10.04%.

Dawson Police Departments

Cities in Dawson County

Names in Dawson County