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Clinton, Tennessee Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2000 and 2008 there were 4,499 total crimes reported in Clinton, Tennessee (403 of them violent). Of the 500 crimes that transpire each year in Clinton, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Clinton, Tennessee every 17 hours. This includes 3 murders, 12 rapes, and over three thousand thefts (including 283 automobile thefts).

Total Crime in Clinton, Tennessee (2000-2008)

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

Crime Trends

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Clinton, Tennessee for 9 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Clinton has climbed by 15 per-cent. In the course of that same period, violent crime rose by 22 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a slow worsening in crime over the last 9 years in Clinton. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit over five hundred for Clinton, Tennessee in 2009.

Crime Trends in Clinton, Tennessee (2000-2008)

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 Clinton, Tennessee (2000-2008)

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

Clinton, 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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