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Charleston, Tennessee Crime Statistics

This webpage contains crime figures for Charleston, Tennessee. You can examine the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime numbers over time, and see how Charleston compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records resources for Charleston, Tennessee, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2007 there were 111 total crimes reported in Charleston, Tennessee (20 of them violent). Of the 19 crimes that occur a year in Charleston, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Charleston, Tennessee 19 times a year.

Total Crime in Charleston, Tennessee (2001, 2003-2007)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000, 2002 or 2008, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Charleston, Tennessee for 6 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Charleston decreased by 108 percent. Over the same time frame, violent crime fell by 125 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a gradual decrease in crime over these years in Charleston.

Crime Trends in Charleston, Tennessee (2001, 2003-2007)

Remember that these graphs show reported crime figures and some step offs in crime numbers may be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in cities like Charleston, Tennessee (2001, 2003-2007)

Visitors are cautioned against interpreting ranking data to determine 'how dangerous' a certain location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or differences in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual graph bars to see crime figures in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

Charleston, Tennessee law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Charleston conform to the FBI data quality guidelines. For more information, and a description of the statistical methods and data algorithms used by RecordsPedia, please visit our methodology section.

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