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Obion County, Tennessee Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 11,105 total crimes reported in Obion County, Tennessee (1,092 of them violent). Of the 1,111 crimes that happen every year in Obion County, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Obion County, Tennessee every 7 hours. This includes 10 murders, 53 rapes, and greater than eight thousand thefts (including 509 auto thefts).

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Obion County, Tennessee for all 10 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Obion County has grown by 7%. During that same interval, violent crime grew by 28%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a slight growth in crime over the last 10 years in Obion County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit greater than one thousand for Obion County, Tennessee in 2009.

Crime Trends in Obion County, 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 counties like Obion County, Tennessee (1999-2008)

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Crime Data Information

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