Crime in Georgia (U.S. state)

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This article refers to crime in the state of Georgia.

Statistics[edit]

In the period between 1877 and 1950, the state was the site of at least 586 lynchings of black people, the most of any state.[1]

In 2008 there were 434,560 crimes reported in Georgia, including 650 murders, 387,009 property crimes, and 2,344 rapes.[2]

Capital punishment laws[edit]

Capital punishment is applied in this state.[3] Up until 2009, juvenile offenders could be charged as adults for crimes called the seven-deadly-sins.

By location[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lynching in the South; Marking Murder". The Economist. 21 February 2015. 
  2. ^ http://www.disastercenter.com/crime/gacrime.htm
  3. ^ http://www.religioustolerance.org/execut3.htm