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Sevier County, Tennessee Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 29,781 total crimes reported in Sevier County, Tennessee (1,843 of them violent). Of the 3,309 crimes that transpire each year in Sevier County, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Sevier County, Tennessee every 2 hours. This includes 14 murders, 208 rapes, and close to twenty thousand thefts (including 2,003 automobile thefts).

Total Crime in Sevier County, Tennessee (1999, 2001-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 2000, as there were no data available for that year.

Crime Trends

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Sevier County, Tennessee for 9 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Sevier County has climbed by 80 per-cent. In the course of that same period, violent crime rose by 81 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a rapid worsening in crime over the last 9 years in Sevier County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit close to six thousand for Sevier County, Tennessee in 2009.

Crime Trends in Sevier County, Tennessee (1999, 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 Sevier County, Tennessee (1999, 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

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