Information about Screven, Georgia:

Screven, Georgia is a town in Wayne County, Georgia. Wayne County is located in southeastern Georgia. In the 2010 census, the population was 766 but estimates from 2016 show that the population has grown to 776 residents.

The Mayor of Screven, Georgia is Mayor Jason Weaver.

Screven City Hall
103 W. JL Tyre Street
Screven, GA 31560

Crime in Screven, Georgia:

In 2016, the crime index in Screven was 318.1 while the United States average crime index was 268.0. While there were only 48 reported crimes in Screven, Georgia, with a population of around 700 that makes for a high crime rate – 6,258 crimes of any type for every 100,000 people. The state average in Georgia is 3,402 for every 100,000 people and the national average is 2,837 per 100,000 people.

When it comes to violent crimes (rape, assault, murder, and robbery) there were only two (2) reported crimes, 261 violent crimes per 100,000 people. The average in Georgia is 398 per 100,000 and the average in the U.S. is 386 per 100,000. There were 46 reported property crimes in Severn, Georgia, making the crime rate 5,997 crimes for every 100,000 people. The average in Georgia is 3,005 for every 100,000 people, and the average nationally is 2,451 per 100,000 people.

The overall crime rate in Screven, Georgia is 121% higher than the national average and you have a 1 in 16 chance of being the victim of a crime in Screven. Screven is safer than only 13% of the cities in America and the number of total year over year crimes has increased by 137%.

As of January 2018, there were four (4) registered sex offenders living in Screven, Georgia.

Screven, Georgia Police Department Address:

Screven Police Department
200 Walker Street
Screven, GA 31560

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The Chief of Police is Mike Hargrove.

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The Sheriff of Wayne County is Sheriff John G. Carter. Sheriff Carter has been the Sheriff of Wayne County, Georgia since his election in 2004, although he took office in 2005. He can be reached at

Wayne County Sheriff’s Office
266 E. Walnut Street
Jesup, GA 31546

The Wayne County Jail is run by the Georgia Department of Corrections.
Wayne County Jail
1892 S. Macon Street
Jesup, GA 31545

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