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Lewis County, Tennessee Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 1,704 total crimes reported in Lewis County, Tennessee (222 of them violent). Of the 213 crimes that transpire each year in Lewis County, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Lewis County, Tennessee 213 times a year. This includes 2 murders, 12 rapes, and close to one thousand thefts (including 101 automobile thefts).

Total Crime in Lewis 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 Lewis County, Tennessee for 8 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Lewis County has climbed by 67 per-cent. In the course of that same period, violent crime rose by 86 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a rapid worsening in crime over the last 8 years in Lewis County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit close to four hundred for Lewis County, Tennessee in 2009.

Crime Trends in Lewis 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 Lewis 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

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