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Bill Westenberger
Chief of Police

Chief's Message

Department Address:
2539 J O Stephenson Ave
Kennesaw, GA 30144
Phone:
770.422.2505
Fax:
770.429.4537
Emergency: Dial 911


Bobbie Duke
911 Director
Phone:
770.422.2505
Fax:
678.385.0166
Emergency: Dial 911

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Crime Statistics

Monthly Crime Stats

May 2014

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Murder: 0
Rape: 1
Robbery: 2
Agg. Assault 0
Burglary: 3
Larceny: 46
Auto Theft: 0
 
Part 1 Crimes 52
Part 1 Crimes YTD 75

 

Yearly Crime Stats

Crime Statistics 2012

Crime Trend 10 Year

Part 1 Crimes for 2013:

  • There were 544 Part 1 Crimes in 2013  +26  from 2012.
  • This is the lowest annual total of Part 1 Crimes reported since 2002.
  • The largest part of the increase was in the Larceny category.
  • There was a large decrease in the number of Burglaries as compared with 2012.
  • An increase in multi-agency investigations, increase in arrests and additional emphasis on the principles of the TRACK program are believed to be key factors in the crime decrease.

Previous Years Comparison of Part 1 Crimes

Part 1 crimes consist of: Murder, Non-Negligent Manslaughter, Rape, Robbery, Aggravated Assault, Burglary, Larceny, Auto Theft and Arson.

Offense

2011

2012

2013

Murder

0

0

0

Manslaughter

0

0

0

Rape

0

0

0

Aggravated Assault

12

20

27

Robbery

6

9

7

Burglary

120

107

72

Larceny/Theft

426

373

419

Auto Theft

25

25

19

Arson

0

0

0

 

Total Part 1 Crimes

593

518

537

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2003: 614 Part 1 Crimes Reported;  2,354 Part 1 Crimes per 100,000 population.

2004: 577 Part 1 Crimes Reported;  2,192 Part 1 Crimes per 100,000 population.

2005: 579 Part 1 Crimes Reported;  2,027 Part 1 Crimes per 100,000 population.

2006: 558 Part 1 Crimes Reported;  1,786 Part 1 Crimes per 100,000 population.

2007: 578 Part 1 Crimes Reported;  1,792 Part 1 Crimes per 100,000 population.

2008: 587 Part 1 Crimes Reported;  1,764 Part 1 Crimes per 100,000 population

2009: 639 Part 1 Crimes Reported;  1,933 Part 1 Crimes Per 100,000 population

2010: 546 Part 1 Crimes Reported; 1,635 Part 1 Crimes Per 100,000 population

2011: 592 Part 1 Crimes Reported: 1,961 Part 1 Crimes Per 100,000 population

Note: To control for population differences and make comparisons between jurisdictions more accurate and meaningful, index crimes are reported at the rate per 100,000 persons.

Part 1 crimes consist of: Murder, Non-Negligent Manslaughter, Rape, Robbery, Aggravated Assault, Burglary, Larceny, Auto Theft and Arson.

Frequently Asked Questions

Police

How do I obtain a copy of a police or accident report?

Come to the Records Unit anytime Monday thru Friday from 7am until 6pm. Call 770-429-4532 for additional information.

How do I arrange for fingerprinting?

Fingerprinting and Photos will be done on Wednesdays and Thursdays, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Check in at the Police Lobby. A Staff Officer will be notified and escort the Applicant to the Print Room, and the back to the Lobby.

Kennesaw Commentaries

The Great Locomotive Chase originated in Kennesaw and the locomotive General that was stolen by Union raiders can be seen on display in the city’s Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History.