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Lawrenceburg, Tennessee Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 9,237 total crimes reported in Lawrenceburg, Tennessee (1,482 of them violent). Of the 924 crimes that occur a year in Lawrenceburg, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Lawrenceburg, Tennessee every 9 hours. This includes 5 murders, 76 rapes, and more than six thousand thefts (including 365 motor vehicle thefts).

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Lawrenceburg, Tennessee for all 10 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Lawrenceburg decreased by 56 percent. Over the same time frame, violent crime fell by 8 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a gradual decrease in crime over the last 10 years in Lawrenceburg. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to eight hundred for Lawrenceburg, Tennessee in 2009.

Crime Trends in Lawrenceburg, Tennessee (1999-2008)

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 cities like Lawrenceburg, Tennessee (1999-2008)

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Crime Data Information

Lawrenceburg, 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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