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Gwinnett Technical College

2019 Gwinnett Technical College Crime & Safety Report

Is Gwinnett Technical College safe? Below we'll take a look at crime statistics for the college campus and surrounding areas.

Our crime and safety report on GTC includes:

Understanding the Crime Stats for GTC

Crime & Safety Definitions

Our crime statistics come from the U.S. Department of Education's Campus Safety and Security data. The four types of crimes we will be analyzing are violence against women, arrests for major crimes, arrests for possession, and disciplinary actions.

Murder, rape, robbery, aggravated assault, and arson are the types of things included in the arrests for major crimes category. The violence against women grouping includes things such as domestic violence, date rape, and stalking. The arrests for possession classification deals with things such as weapons possession, alcohol violations, and drug violations. The disciplinary actions category involves possession of weapons, alcohol violations, and drug violations in the cases where no arrest occurred but some action was taken.

Number of Incidents

Many colleges and universities report zero incidents in some or all of these categories. In fact, 56% of the schools we cover reported no arrests for major crimes, 67% reported no violence against women, 70% reported no arrests for possession, and 68% reported no disciplinary actions.

While zero reported crimes may seem like a good sign, it does not necessarily indicate that the school has been safer. It may just be that the school doesn't have as strict reporting as others. Likewise, a high number of incidents may just mean that the school is stricter about law enforcement and reporting.

GTC Overall Crime Stats

5 Total Number of Incidents
0.52 Incidents per 1000 Students
Gwinnett Technical College reported 5 incidents related to crime and safety in 2019. These student-involved incidents took place at or near campus or on other properties affiliated with the school. That works out to 0.52 incidents per 1,000 students, considering that the student body population is 9,539.

Below, you can see the number of incidents by category as well as the maximum number of incidents reported by any school for comparison's purposes.

Category Number of Incidents Max Number of Incidents (at any school) Number of Incidents per 1,000 students Max Number of Incidents per 1000 students (at any school)
Arrests for Major Crimes 1 1,670 0.10 4,000.00
Arrests for Possession 0 880 0.00 1,352.94
Violence Against Women 4 334 0.42 1,000.00
Disciplinary Actions 0 2,670 0.00 4,574.85

GTC Overall Crime by Category

The percentage breakdown of GTC crime and safety incidents by category is shown in the following chart.

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About 20.0% of incidents were arrests for major crimes. Acts of violence against women accounted for 80.0% of incidents.

Comparison to Other Schools in the Nation

The charts below show how GTC compares to other colleges and universities in the nation when it comes to each category of crime and safety-related incidents. Note that this does not take school size into account so larger schools are likely to have more incidents.

Arrests for Major Crimes  (Incidents)
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Violence Against Women  (Incidents)
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We can factor in the size of the school and look at the incidents per thousand students as well.

Arrests for Major Crimes  (Incidents per 1000 Students)
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Violence Against Women  (Incidents per 1000 Students)
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GTC Overall Crime by Location

The chart below shows what percentage of GTC crime and safety incidents happened in each location.

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GTC On-Campus Crime Stats

5 Total Number of Incidents
0.52 Incidents per 1000 Students
Gwinnett Technical College reported 5 safety-related incidents involving students on campus in 2019. That works out to 0.52 incidents per 1,000 students, considering that the student body population is 9,539.

Below, you can see the number of incidents by category as well as the maximum number of incidents reported by any school for comparison's purposes.

Category Number of Incidents Max Number of Incidents (at any school) Number of Incidents per 1,000 students Max Number of Incidents per 1000 students (at any school)
Arrests for Major Crimes 1 1,585 0.10 4,000.00
Arrests for Possession 0 813 0.00 888.89
Violence Against Women 4 331 0.42 1,000.00
Disciplinary Actions 0 2,645 0.00 4,544.91

GTC On-Campus Crime by Category

The chart below shows what percentage of GTC on-campus crime and safety incidents are in each category.

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References

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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