Valdosta has a population of 56,729. During the past three years, Valdosta saw 10,435 arrests. For 2017, the Valdosta's arrest rate totaled 652.22 per 10,000 residents. This increase of 106.05% makes Valdosta higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 215 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Valdosta also totaled 3,485 arrests for property crimes during 2017.
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Overall, Valdosta had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Valdosta averaged 215 violent crimes and 3,485 non-violent crimes.
The city of Valdosta experienced 2,195 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 45 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 198 was for legacy rape and 26 was for revised rape. The robbery total was 758, and the aggravated assault total was 1,168.
It is situated in Lowndes county, Georgia with a total number of 174 employees - 26 female, 121 male officers and 27 civilians. Valdosta PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is GA0920100, it belongs to the South Atlantic division in the South region with a region code of Region III.