Please look below to find the archived Savannah crime map and statistics for 2021. If you’re searching for 2022 information, you can find that at this link: Current Savannah Crime Map

I always like to point out that Savannah’s crime isn’t centered in one specific location, but is instead spread out like polka dots throughout the city. Safety in Savannah varies on a block-by-block basis, so please use the map to research the location of your hotel or home rental. Feel free to message me with any concerns you may have. I’m happy to help!

Savannah crime map 2021 with yellow "Police Line Do Not Cross" tape and blurred red and blue police lights in the background

Savannah Crime Map 2021

Please remember this map only tracks homicides, suspicious deaths, officer-involved shootings, and gunshot incidents WITH injuries. Incidents without injuries are not included.

Homicides in Savannah in 2021

Rest in peace to the following individuals who lost their lives in Savannah in 2021…

  • Corey Vance, 26: Shooting | North Side (Historic District/City Market) | 01.01.21
  • Reginald Black, 51: Stabbing | East Side | 01.08.21
  • Ky Harmon, 26: Shooting | West Side | 01.17.21
  • Freddie Wallace (aka: Fredo Cash), 24: Shooting | Southside | 02.13.21
  • Marcos Miranda, Jr., 22: Shooting | West Side | 02.17.21
  • Sheldon Lovett, 51: Shooting | Southside | 03.02.21
  • Joseph Wilder, 30: Shooting | Southside | 03.11.21
  • Tamia Green, 21: Shooting | West Side | 03.22.21
  • Leron Pace, 29: Shooting | Southside | 03.22.21
  • Charles Vinson (aka: Slum Tutt), 23: CoD: Not Released | West Side | 05.02.21
  • Latoya Latrice Jones, 22: Shooting | West Side | 05.02.21
  • Travis Edwards, 20: Shooting | Southside | 05.13.21
  • Maurice Griffin, 30: Shooting | North Side (Historic District) | 06.11.21
  • Arthur Milton, 20: Shooting | East Side (Hitch Village) | 06.11.21
  • Terryl Coleman, 26: Shooting | East Side (Hitch Village) | 06.11.21
  • Sherri Perkins, 53: CoD: Not Released | West Side | June 2021
  • Regner Arce, 56: CoD: Not Released | East Side | June 2021
  • Arthur Boston, 31: Shooting | East Side (Hitch Village) | 07.02.21
  • Calvin Clifford Owens, 51: CoD: Not Released | West Side | 08.08.21
  • Frankie Lee Fernandez, Jr., 28: CoD: Shooting | South Side | 09.12.21
  • Qahmaine Orr, 14: Shooting | West Side | 09.13.21
  • Alphonso Dickerson, 17: Shooting | East Side | 09.24.21
  • Edward James D. Futch, 45: Shooting | Southside | 10.08.21
  • Rajah Young, 27: Shooting | Southside | 10.12.21
  • Desmond Warren, 33: Shooting | North Side (Forsyth Park) | 10.20.21
  • Terrance Palmer, 23: Shooting | Southside | 10.31.21
  • Markese De’Shawn Singleton, 29: Shooting | West Side | 11.23.21
  • Ol’Liek Dashawn Bonaparte, 23: Shooting | North Side | 12.03.21
  • Errol Gordon, 32: Shooting | East Side | 12.26.21

Officer-Involved Shootings in Savannah in 2021

  • Maurice Mincey, 36: Officer-Involved Shooting | East Side | 07.17.21
  • Shawn Martin, 45: Officer-Involved Shooting | West Side | 12.21.21
  • Kevin Dubois, 31: Officer-Involved Shooting | West Side | 12.27.21

Police Custody Deaths in Savannah in 2021

  • William Zachery Harvey, 60: Hanging | SPD Headquarters | 04.02.21

Homicides in Georgetown in 2021

These were previously listed with Savannah homicides above since SPD officers responded to the incidents.

  • Jerel Arkeem Richards, 28: Shooting | Southside (Georgetown) | 02.05.21
  • Francisco Garcia, 55: Shooting | Southside (Georgetown) | 06.10.21

Savannah Crime Statistics Summary for 2021

Overall, homicides increased in Savannah for 2021. Here are the end-of-year crime statistics for 2021:

  • Homicides: 34
  • Non-Domestic Aggravated Assaults w/Guns: 261
  • Domestic Aggravated Assaults w/Guns: 33
  • Non-Domestic Aggravated Assaults w/o Guns: 216
  • Domestic Aggravated Assaults w/o Guns: 270
  • Thefts from Vehicles: 1272
  • Auto Theft: 461

A few anomalies to note this year:

  • It’s rare to see a homicide in Forsyth Park, but one occurred this year on 10.20.21. The incident occurred during the early evening hours as an unrelated fundraising event was taking place in the park. Even though there were witnesses at the scene and multiple SPD cameras and ShotSpotters in the vicinity, the suspects managed to escape. They later turned themselves in at the local police precinct.
  • On 06.11.21, a shooting occurred on the East Side that was classified as a mass shooting. At least eight individuals were injured, including a toddler, and two of the gunshot victims died from their injuries. The shooter remains at large.
  • Two homicides and multiple shootings occurred in or adjacent to City Market in 2021. City Market is a popular area amongst tourists.
  • As of 12.07.21, Chief Minter of the Savannah Police Department noted 169 guns had been reported stolen out of vehicles in 2021. Of those, 130 of the vehicles were unlocked at the time.

To learn more about shooting statistics in the United States, visit the National Gun Violence Archive and The Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence.