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Greeneville, Tennessee Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2007 there were 9,936 total crimes reported in Greeneville, Tennessee (710 of them violent). Of the 1,104 crimes that occur a year in Greeneville, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Greeneville, Tennessee every 7 hours. This includes 4 murders, 63 rapes, and nearly eight thousand thefts (including 583 motor vehicle thefts).

Total Crime in Greeneville, Tennessee (1999-2007)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 2008, as there were no data available for that year.

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Greeneville, Tennessee for 9 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Greeneville decreased by 7 percent. Over that same time frame, violent crime increased by 3 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a gradual increase in crime over these years in Greeneville.

Crime Trends in Greeneville, Tennessee (1999-2007)

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 cities like Greeneville, Tennessee (1999-2007)

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

Greeneville, Tennessee law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The FBI has noted the following deviations from their data quality guidelines:

  • In 2000, due to changes in reporting practices, annexations, and/or incomplete data, figures are not comparable to previous years' data.
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