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Hickman County, Tennessee Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 3,391 total crimes reported in Hickman County, Tennessee (374 of them violent). Of the 424 crimes that occur a year in Hickman County, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Hickman County, Tennessee every 20 hours. This includes 5 murders, 41 rapes, and nearly two thousand thefts (including 239 motor vehicle thefts).

Total Crime in Hickman 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

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Hickman County, Tennessee for 8 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Hickman County increased by 72 percent. Over that same time frame, violent crime increased by 77 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a sudden increase in crime over the last 8 years in Hickman County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit nearly eight hundred for Hickman County, Tennessee in 2009.

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

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 counties like Hickman County, Tennessee (2001-2008)

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

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