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Giles County, Tennessee Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 6,169 total crimes reported in Giles County, Tennessee (923 of them violent). Of the 771 crimes that take place per year in Giles County, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Giles County, Tennessee every 11 hours. This includes 3 murders, 66 rapes, and just about four thousand thefts (including 269 car thefts).

Total Crime in Giles 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

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Giles County, Tennessee for 8 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Giles County has risen by 54%. Throughout that same period of time, violent crime climbed by 57%. By and large, the crime data indicate a significant rise in crime over the last 8 years in Giles County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit at least one thousand for Giles County, Tennessee in 2009.

Crime Trends in Giles County, Tennessee (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 counties like Giles County, Tennessee (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

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