It is located in Dekalb County, GA. It has a population of 23,378 inhabitants. The crime rate is - 244.25 per 10.000 people. There have been 571 arrests in 2017. The city has seen a downtick in arrest records since last year by 0.000%. The majority of crimes committed in Decatur are larceny/theft crimes - 441 incarcerations, whereas the least popular crime is the murder and non negligent manslaughter - only 0 arrests.
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Most of the city arrests fall into 21-30 age group - 38.7%, the least crimes have committed people between 61-70 - 2.6%. When looking at arrest numbers - a great number of arrestees belonged to Black race, whilst the least arrests had Hispanic race.
The city has seen more non-violent crimes than violent. There have been 40 felony charges and 531 non-violent crimes.
For the time period of 2007-2017, the city of Decatur averaged 455 violent crimes. Of that total, 7 was for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, 3 was for revised rape, another 15 was for legacy rape, 274 was for robbery, and 156 was for aggravated assault.
It is situated in Dekalb county, Georgia with a total number of 49 employees - 8 female, 30 male officers and 11 civilians. Decatur PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is GA0440100, it belongs to the South Atlantic division in the South region with a region code of Region III.