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Montgomery County, Tennessee Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 57,385 total crimes reported in Montgomery County, Tennessee (8,127 of them violent). Of the 5,739 crimes that transpire each year in Montgomery County, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Montgomery County, Tennessee 16 times each day. This includes 59 murders, 605 rapes, and close to thirty-eight thousand thefts (including 2,831 automobile thefts).

Crime Trends

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Montgomery County, Tennessee for all 10 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Montgomery County has climbed by 45 per-cent. In the course of that same period, violent crime rose by 54 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a slow worsening in crime over the last 10 years in Montgomery County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit over seven thousand for Montgomery County, Tennessee in 2009.

Crime Trends in Montgomery County, 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 counties like Montgomery County, 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

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