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Jackson, Tennessee Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 51,815 total crimes reported in Jackson, Tennessee (7,679 of them violent). Of the 5,182 crimes that transpire each year in Jackson, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Jackson, Tennessee 15 times each day. This includes 69 murders, 339 rapes, and over thirty-three thousand thefts (including 4,327 automobile thefts).

Crime Trends

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Jackson, Tennessee for all 10 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Jackson remained the same. In the course of the same period, violent crime dropped by 27 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a slow worsening in crime over the last 10 years in Jackson. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit close to six thousand for Jackson, Tennessee in 2009.

Crime Trends in Jackson, Tennessee (1999-2008)

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 cities like Jackson, Tennessee (1999-2008)

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

Jackson, 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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