Hancock County, GA Arrest Records

Hancock County, GA is among the safest counties in the USA with 2.20 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has lower total crime rate than Bibb, Newton, Bartow, Baldwin, Douglas counties in Georgia.
Hancock County, GA property crime rate is 13.08 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 75 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that increased by 25.00% compared to 2015.

Hancock County, GA Crime Rate

Total arrests in Hancock County in 2016 increased by 22.22% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes increased from 13 to 19 while non-violent crime increased by 18.95% from 95 to 113.

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

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 75
Burglary 28
Aggravated assault 17
Motor vehicle theft 10
Robbery 2

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Hancock County increased by 46.15% from 2015 and increased by 1800% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 1 to 19. In 2016 violent crime rate in Hancock County was 53.14% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.22%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Hancock County increased by 18.95% from 2015 and increased by 34.52% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 84 to 113. In 2016 property crime rate in Hancock County was 53.99% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 1.308%.

How Hancock stands up against other counties

Hancock vs. Marion

You’ll be in more risk in Hancock compared to Marion county that had 75.43% lower crime rate compared to Hancock 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 Marion county.
Arson rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.1465 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.0000 in Marion county.

Hancock vs. Wilcox

You’ll be in more risk in Hancock compared to Wilcox county that had 45.46% lower crime rate compared to Hancock county according to the FBI.
Robbery rates of 0.2315 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 1.3602 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0000 in Wilcox county.
Larceny rates of 8.6806 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 20.5437 per 1,000 people and higher than average 3.0818 in Wilcox county.

Names with the most arrests in Hancock

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Hancock County is 0.54% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 4.19 daily crimes that occur in Hancock County.
  • Hancock, GA is more violent than Marion.
  • In Hancock County you have a 1 in 65 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Hancock, GA have increased by 22.22%.

5 Latest Arrests and Mugshots from Hancock, GA

  • Aliases: BIRKS,BRODY; BIRKS,BRODY J; BIRKS,BRODY JADEN; BIRKS,SHORTY
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  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5'05''
  • Weight: 160
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Blue
  • Place of Birth: Georgia
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  • State: Georgia
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  • Summary: Hancock County Law Enforcement arrested Brody Jaden Birks. The charge against Birks is OBSTR OF LAW ENF OFFICER, ATMPT ARMED ROBBERY, ARMED ROBBERY. He weighs 160 with brown hair and blue eyes;  Birks and all others arrested are presumed innocent until proven guilty. To get more information about this arrest, contact one of the local police agencies below: Hancock County Law Enforcement.
  • Aliases: ADAMS,JACKIE RAY
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  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5'08''
  • Weight: 240
  • Hair: Black
  • Eye: Blue
  • Place of Birth: Georgia
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  • Summary: Jackie Ray Adams was arrested. He is , 5'08'' tall, weighs 240 and has blue eyes. Adams is charged with POSS FIREARM CONVCT FELON, ENTERING VEHICLE by police near Hancock, Georgia. bond was set at unknown as individuals are presumed innocent until proven guilty. To learn more about this incident including upcoming court dates, you may contact the following: Hancock County Law Enforcement.
  • Aliases: THOMPSON,DIANTE; THOMPSON,DIANTE LAMONT
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  • Race: Black
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  • Height: 6'00''
  • Weight: 200
  • Hair: Black
  • Eye: Brown
  • Place of Birth: Georgia
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  • Summary: Diante Lamont Thompson was arrested in Hancock, Georgia on charges of MURDER, POSS OF FIREARM DUR CRIME, ARMED ROBBERY, POSS FIREARM CONVCT FELON, AGGRAV ASSAULT. He is 6'00'' tall, with black hair, brown eyes and weighs 200 pounds. Per the United States judicial system, Thompson is presumed innocent until proven guilty. More information on this arrest may be obtained from local police at Hancock County Law Enforcement.
  • Aliases: ANDERSON,LOUIS; ANDRESEN,LOUIS; CALI,MONIKER; NICKNAME,CALI
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  • Height: 5'08''
  • Weight: 180
  • Hair: Black
  • Eye: Brown
  • Place of Birth: Georgia
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  • Location: HANCOCK COUNTY JAIL
  • Summary: Louis Andresen was arrested in Hancock, Georgia on charges of POSS WPN DRUGS BY PRISNR, ARMED ROBBERY, POSS OF FIREARM DUR CRIME, THEFT BY TAKING, KIDNAPPING, FALSE IMPRISONMENT, AGGRAV BATTERY. He is 5'08'' tall, with black hair, brown eyes and weighs 180 pounds. Per the United States judicial system, Andresen is presumed innocent until proven guilty. More information on this arrest may be obtained from local police at Hancock County Law Enforcement.
  • Aliases: REESE,BENNIE; REESE,BENNIE E; REESE,BENNIE EARL; REESE,BENNIE EARLIII; REESE,BENNY EARL; REESE,EARL BENNIE
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  • Height: 5'05''
  • Weight: 165
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Hazel
  • Place of Birth: Georgia
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  • Location: HANCOCK COUNTY JAIL
  • Summary: Police in the area of Hancock, Georgia arrested Bennie Earl Reese. Reese is weighs 165 with brown hair and hazel eyes. He was charged with BURG 1ST AFT 6/30/12, AGGRAV ASSAULT, POSS FIREARM CONVCT FELON, obstr of law enf officer, misc misdemeanor, FORG 1ST BEF 7/1/12, THEFT BY TAKING, THEFT BY REC STOLEN PROP, public drunkenness.  All criminal suspects including Bennie Earl Reese are innocent until proven guilty. More information on this incident is available from the following police agencies: Hancock County Law Enforcement.

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