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Brentwood, Tennessee Crime Statistics

This webpage contains crime data for Brentwood, Tennessee. You can look at the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime rates over time, and see how Brentwood compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records links for Brentwood, Tennessee, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 5,547 total crimes reported in Brentwood, Tennessee (221 of them violent). Of the 555 crimes that transpire each year in Brentwood, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Brentwood, Tennessee every 15 hours. This includes 1 murder, 24 rapes, and close to five thousand thefts (including 149 automobile thefts).

Crime Trends

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Brentwood, Tennessee for all 10 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Brentwood has diminished by 14 per-cent. In the course of that same period, violent crime rose by 50 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a slow drop off in crime over the last 10 years in Brentwood. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to five hundred for Brentwood, Tennessee in 2009.

Crime Trends in Brentwood, Tennessee (1999-2008)

Bear in mind that these graphs show reported crime data and large changes in crime rates can be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in cities like Brentwood, Tennessee (1999-2008)

Individuals are dissuaded against drawing conclusions from ranking data to determine 'how dangerous' a particular location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or discrepencies in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual figure bars to see crime data in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

Brentwood, Tennessee law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The FBI has noted the following deviations from their data quality guidelines:

  • In 2000, due to changes in reporting practices, annexations, and/or incomplete data, figures are not comparable to previous years' data.
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