College Park, GA Criminal and Public Records

Are you searching for criminal records or background information on someone in College Park, GA? BeenVerified has access to public arrest records in Fulton County that can help you identify criminal background history for individuals in and around the College Park area. College Park has a population of 14,601, which makes it the 54th largest city in Georgia, and an average income of $27,570. We’ve compiled helpful crime statistics below, or you can look up a specific person’s criminal records.

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Crime in College Park, GA

One of the first ways to gauge crime is to look at the reported crimes in that city over a year’s time. Keep in mind that you cannot compare one city’s reported crimes to another city’s reported crimes without also understanding any differences in population. In addition, the reported crime rate and the actual crime rate may be very different; crimes such as forcible rape are notoriously underreported, while crimes like motor vehicle theft have higher reporting rates.

In 2015, there were 382 reported violent crimes and 1625 reported property crimes in College Park. This compares to 38,643 reported violent crimes and 308,723 reported property crimes statewide in Georgia. This makes College Park 1st in the state of Georgia when it comes to violent crimes per 100k people.

The most common violent crime in College Park was agg. assault, with 194 reported. The most common property crime was larceny, with 1,033 reported.

In addition to these major crimes, there were a number of other offenses committed, but most of those were charged as misdemeanors. Our charts below have much more information.

Disclaimer: The city of College Park resides in these counties: Clayton County, Fulton County.


College Park Crime Rankings:

Statewide (2015)

  • Population: 54th
  • Violent Crimes: 8th (1st per 100k)
  • Murder: 5th (2nd per 100k)
  • Rape: 9th (15th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 7th (2nd per 100k)
  • Robbery: 6th (1st per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 16th (4th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 11th (1st per 100k)
  • Larceny: 20th (8th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 5th (2nd per 100k)
  • Arson: 11th (18th per 100k)

Nationwide (2015)

  • Population: 2,475th
  • Violent Crimes: 290th (23rd per 100k)
  • Murder: 70th (59th per 100k)
  • Rape: 176th (460th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 297th (67th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 183rd (5th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 588th (57th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 401st (47th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 645th (100th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 291st (18th per 100k)
  • Arson: 115th (631st per 100k)

In Fulton County (2015)

  • Population: 8th
  • Violent Crimes: 3rd (1st per 100k)
  • Murder: 2nd (1st per 100k)
  • Rape: 3rd (1st per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 2nd (1st per 100k)
  • Robbery: 3rd (1st per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 5th (1st per 100k)
  • Burglary: 4th (1st per 100k)
  • Larceny: 6th (1st per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 3rd (2nd per 100k)
  • Arson: 4th (1st per 100k)

General Data

  • Population: 14,601
  • Households: 5,379
  • Median Income: $27,570
  • Land Area: 10.72 miles2
  • Water Area: 0.047 miles2
  • Time Zone: EST

College Park, GA Crime Rate Information

Crime Category 2014 2015
Murder 9 8
Rape 11 15
Agg. Assault 151 194
Robbery 147 165
Burglary 307 347
Vehicle Thefts 264 245
Arson 9 3

Violent Crimes in College Park, GA in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Murder 8
Rape 15
Aggravated Assault 194
Robbery 165

Property Crimes in College Park, GA in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Burglary 347
Larceny 1033
Motor Vehicle Theft 245
Arson 3

Murder in College Park, GA

Year Murder
2006 3
2007 3
2008 13
2009 3
2010 10
2011 5
2012 5
2013 4
2014 9
2015 8

Arson in College Park, GA

Year Arson
2006 0
2007 12
2008 9
2009 8
2010 6
2011 4
2012 1
2013 5
2014 9
2015 3

Georgia Criminal Statistics:


Criminal Records Lookup

Do you want to lookup a specific individual’s criminal records? While a criminal background check may be important, it is important to understand that that the presence or absence of some criminal history may not be indicative of a person’s actual criminal behavior. People can be arrested for and charged with crimes that they did not commit, while other people may never be charged with crimes that they did commit. Therefore, when looking at an individual’s criminal background, it is important to understand the differences between arrests, charges, and convictions. It is equally important to understand that the absence of a criminal record does not guarantee that a person has not engaged in criminal behavior or will not engage in future criminal behavior.

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You may also want to look at statewide reporting numbers.

Georgia Statistics:

Crime Category 2014 2015
Violent Crimes 38097 38643
Murder 580 615
Rape 5207 5520
Agg. Assault 22052 22557
Robbery 12417 12247
Property Crimes 331316 308723
Burglary 76428 66374
Larceny 228034 215867
Vehicle Thefts 26854 26482
Arson 0 0

While the overall numbers can help you find some information, the crime rate is more informative. The crime rate can be reported in various ways; here we have chosen to report the crime rate as incidents per 1,000 people. By looking at the crime rate in a city, you can determine whether that city is more or less dangerous than surrounding cities. Here, we have compiled comparisons of the rate for various crimes in College Park and compared them to the rates for that same crime in Georgia and nationwide.


Murder in the state of Georgia

Year Murder
2006 600
2007 718
2008 636
2009 566
2010 558
2011 554
2012 581
2013 556
2014 580
2015 615

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