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Cumberland County, Tennessee Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2000 and 2008 there were 13,152 total crimes reported in Cumberland County, Tennessee (1,042 of them violent). Of the 1,461 crimes that occur a year in Cumberland County, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Cumberland County, Tennessee every 5 hours. This includes 5 murders, 63 rapes, and more than nine thousand thefts (including 947 motor vehicle thefts).

Total Crime in Cumberland County, 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

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Cumberland County, Tennessee for 9 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Cumberland County increased by 16 percent. Over that same time frame, violent crime increased by 60 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a sudden increase in crime over the last 9 years in Cumberland County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit more than two thousand for Cumberland County, Tennessee in 2009.

Crime Trends in Cumberland County, Tennessee (2000-2008)

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 Cumberland County, Tennessee (2000-2008)

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

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