This webpage contains crime data for Dickson County, Tennessee. You can look at the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime rates over time, and see how Dickson County compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records links for Dickson County, Tennessee, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.
Between 2000 and 2008 there were 12,529 total crimes reported in Dickson County, Tennessee (1,611 of them violent). Of the 1,392 crimes that transpire each year in Dickson County, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Dickson County, Tennessee every 6 hours. This includes 6 murders, 221 rapes, and close to nine thousand thefts (including 908 automobile thefts).
Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Dickson County, Tennessee for 9 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Dickson County has climbed by 62 per-cent. In the course of that same period, violent crime rose by 72 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a rapid worsening in crime over the last 9 years in Dickson County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit over two thousand for Dickson County, Tennessee in 2009.
Crime Data Information
Dickson County, Tennessee law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Dickson 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.