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Lebanon, Tennessee Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 14,770 total crimes reported in Lebanon, Tennessee (2,128 of them violent). Of the 1,477 crimes that transpire each year in Lebanon, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Lebanon, Tennessee every 5 hours. This includes 19 murders, 100 rapes, and close to eleven thousand thefts (including 904 automobile thefts).

Crime Trends

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Lebanon, Tennessee for all 10 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Lebanon has diminished by 43 per-cent. In the course of the same period, violent crime dropped by 64 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a slow drop off in crime over the last 10 years in Lebanon. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to one thousand for Lebanon, Tennessee in 2009.

Crime Trends in Lebanon, 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 Lebanon, 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

Lebanon, 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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