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Morristown, Tennessee Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 20,295 total crimes reported in Morristown, Tennessee (2,166 of them violent). Of the 2,030 crimes that happen every year in Morristown, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Morristown, Tennessee every 4 hours. This includes 14 murders, 129 rapes, and almost sixteen thousand thefts (including 1,368 auto thefts).

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Morristown, Tennessee for all 10 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Morristown has grown by 20%. During the same interval, violent crime decreased by 12%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a slight growth in crime over the last 10 years in Morristown. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit greater than two thousand for Morristown, Tennessee in 2009.

Crime Trends in Morristown, Tennessee (1999-2008)

Keep in mind that these graphs show reported crime numbers and certain sharp changes in crime figures might be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in cities like Morristown, Tennessee (1999-2008)

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Crime Data Information

Morristown, 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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