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Crime rate in Sandy Springs, Georgia (GA): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map


City-Data.com crime index in Sandy Springs, GA compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Sandy Springs, GA

The 2018 crime rate in Sandy Springs, GA is 125 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 2.2 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 47.4% U.S. cities. The 2018 Sandy Springs crime rate fell by 9% compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Sandy Springs has seen decreasing violent crime and decreasing property crime.
See how dangerous Sandy Springs, GA is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Sandy Springs:

124.8
Dunwoody:

227.9
Chamblee:

306.7
Doraville:

424.9
Roswell:

114.5
Norcross:

301.2
Smyrna:

176.3
Marietta:

264.6
Alpharetta:

105.4
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Sandy Springs by year

Type

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
6
(7.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(4.9)
7
(8.4)
1
(1.1)
3
(3.1)
6
(5.9)
6
(5.9)
3
(2.9)
3
(2.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(1.8)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
24
(28.0)
17
(20.5)
19
(23.0)
18
(21.7)
6
(6.3)
5
(5.1)
14
(13.8)
21
(20.8)
9
(8.7)
14
(13.0)
12
(11.1)
10
(9.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
151
(175.9)
161
(194.1)
124
(150.4)
115
(138.7)
94
(98.9)
98
(100.1)
105
(103.8)
92
(90.9)
85
(81.8)
66
(61.3)
56
(52.0)
43
(39.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
48
(55.9)
45
(54.2)
42
(50.9)
49
(59.1)
52
(54.7)
81
(82.7)
61
(60.3)
40
(39.5)
54
(52.0)
34
(31.6)
58
(53.8)
73
(67.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
803
(935.6)
885
(1,067)
848
(1,029)
718
(866.1)
587
(617.3)
709
(724.3)
526
(519.9)
639
(631.5)
500
(481.2)
532
(494.0)
377
(349.9)
301
(277.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
2,317
(2,700)
1,953
(2,354)
1,865
(2,262)
1,756
(2,118)
1,728
(1,817)
1,871
(1,911)
2,063
(2,039)
1,930
(1,907)
1,859
(1,789)
2,091
(1,942)
1,708
(1,585)
1,553
(1,429)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
296
(344.9)
280
(337.5)
262
(317.8)
192
(231.6)
160
(168.3)
170
(173.7)
150
(148.3)
176
(173.9)
139
(133.8)
214
(198.7)
178
(165.2)
161
(148.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A5
(5.1)
7
(6.9)
3
(3.0)
4
(3.8)
7
(6.5)
10
(9.3)
3
(2.8)
City-Data.com crime index301.4281.3271.4251.6177.1197.8195.9198.1163.6168.8136.4124.8

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 274.0. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

- means the value is smaller than the state average.
- means the value is about the same as the state average.
- means the value is bigger than the state average.
- means the value is much bigger than the state average.



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists, there were 20 registered sex offenders living in Sandy Springs, Georgia as of November 30, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Sandy Springs is 5,286 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


When are crimes committed in Sandy Springs, GA?

Violent crime rate in 2018
Sandy Springs:

66.3
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Sandy Springs:

64.0
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Sandy Springs:

65.0
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Sandy Springs:

81.3
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Sandy Springs:

97.8
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Sandy Springs:

107.7
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Sandy Springs:

102.7
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Sandy Springs:

85.2
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Sandy Springs:

137.5
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Sandy Springs:

133.4
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Sandy Springs:

144.7
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Sandy Springs:

157.9
U.S. Average:

259.7

Property crime rate in 2018
Sandy Springs:

149.1
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Sandy Springs:

174.0
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Sandy Springs:

225.7
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Sandy Springs:

205.8
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Sandy Springs:

247.8
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Sandy Springs:

228.2
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Sandy Springs:

266.5
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Sandy Springs:

239.6
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Sandy Springs:

313.9
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Sandy Springs:

366.5
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Sandy Springs:

381.7
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Sandy Springs:

373.8
U.S. Average:

309.2
Murders per 100,000 population
Rapes per 100,000 population
Robberies per 100,000 population
Assaults per 100,000 population
Burglaries per 100,000 population
Thefts per 100,000 population
Auto thefts per 100,000 population
Arson per 100,000 population

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 157 (139 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.28
Georgia average:

2.52

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 150 (129 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.20
Georgia average:

2.25

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 144 (127 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.18
Georgia average:

3.69

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 141 (125 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.20
Georgia average:

3.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 143 (127 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.26
Georgia average:

3.72

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 147 (128 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.31
Georgia average:

3.92

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 138 (123 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.29
Georgia average:

3.96

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 144 (128 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.54
Georgia average:

4.03

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 114 (102 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.24
Georgia average:

3.94

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 127 (115 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.39
Georgia average:

3.93

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 129 (111 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.29
Georgia average:

3.91

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Sandy Springs, GA
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 30328.