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Lauderdale County, Tennessee Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 8,041 total crimes reported in Lauderdale County, Tennessee (1,285 of them violent). Of the 1,005 crimes that transpire each year in Lauderdale County, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Lauderdale County, Tennessee every 8 hours. This includes 8 murders, 50 rapes, and close to five thousand thefts (including 436 automobile thefts).

Total Crime in Lauderdale 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

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Lauderdale County, Tennessee for 8 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Lauderdale County has diminished by 117 per-cent. In the course of the same period, violent crime dropped by 69 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a slow drop off in crime over the last 8 years in Lauderdale County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to nine hundred for Lauderdale County, Tennessee in 2009.

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

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 counties like Lauderdale County, Tennessee (2001-2008)

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

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