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Claiborne County, Tennessee Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 5,732 total crimes reported in Claiborne County, Tennessee (681 of them violent). Of the 717 crimes that occur a year in Claiborne County, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Claiborne County, Tennessee every 12 hours. This includes 11 murders, 43 rapes, and nearly four thousand thefts (including 349 motor vehicle thefts).

Total Crime in Claiborne County, Tennessee (2001-2008)

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

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Claiborne County, Tennessee for 8 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Claiborne County increased by 82 percent. Over that same time frame, violent crime increased by 74 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a sudden increase in crime over the last 8 years in Claiborne County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit more than one thousand for Claiborne County, Tennessee in 2009.

Crime Trends in Claiborne County, Tennessee (2001-2008)

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 counties like Claiborne County, Tennessee (2001-2008)

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

Claiborne County, Tennessee law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Claiborne County 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.