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Dyer County, Tennessee Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 14,838 total crimes reported in Dyer County, Tennessee (1,775 of them violent). Of the 1,855 crimes that transpire each year in Dyer County, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Dyer County, Tennessee every 4 hours. This includes 13 murders, 129 rapes, and over ten thousand thefts (including 873 automobile thefts).

Total Crime in Dyer 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

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Dyer County, Tennessee for 8 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Dyer County has climbed by 29 per-cent. In the course of that same period, violent crime rose by 45 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a rapid worsening in crime over the last 8 years in Dyer County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit over two thousand for Dyer County, Tennessee in 2009.

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

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 counties like Dyer County, Tennessee (2001-2008)

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

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