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Franklin, Tennessee Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 10,091 total crimes reported in Franklin, Tennessee (1,035 of them violent). Of the 1,121 crimes that take place per year in Franklin, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Franklin, Tennessee every 7 hours. This includes 6 murders, 83 rapes, and just about eight thousand thefts (including 492 car thefts).

Total Crime in Franklin, Tennessee (1999, 2001-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 2000, as there were no data available for that year.

Crime Trends

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Franklin, Tennessee for 9 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Franklin has been reduced by 48%. Throughout the same period of time, violent crime improved by 115%. By and large, the crime data indicate a general improvement in crime over the last 9 years in Franklin. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to nine hundred for Franklin, Tennessee in 2009.

Crime Trends in Franklin, Tennessee (1999, 2001-2008)

Please take note that these graphs show reported crime rates and some sudden changes in crime data are the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in cities like Franklin, Tennessee (1999, 2001-2008)

You are discouraged against over-analyzing ranking data to decide 'how dangerous' a certain location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or disparities in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual table bars to see crime rates in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

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