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Coffee County, Tennessee Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 17,042 total crimes reported in Coffee County, Tennessee (1,347 of them violent). Of the 1,704 crimes that happen every year in Coffee County, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Coffee County, Tennessee every 5 hours. This includes 9 murders, 48 rapes, and greater than twelve thousand thefts (including 1,003 auto thefts).

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Coffee County, Tennessee for all 10 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Coffee County has grown by 46%. During that same interval, violent crime grew by 77%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a dramatic growth in crime over the last 10 years in Coffee County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit greater than two thousand for Coffee County, Tennessee in 2009.

Crime Trends in Coffee County, Tennessee (1999-2008)

Keep in mind that these graphs show reported crime numbers and certain sharp changes in crime figures might be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in counties like Coffee County, Tennessee (1999-2008)

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Crime Data Information

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