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Smyrna, Tennessee Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2005 there were 7,730 total crimes reported in Smyrna, Tennessee (800 of them violent). Of the 1,288 crimes that take place per year in Smyrna, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Smyrna, Tennessee every 6 hours. This includes 5 murders, 53 rapes, and just about six thousand thefts (including 427 car thefts).

Total Crime in Smyrna, Tennessee (1999-2003, 2005)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 2004, 2006, 2007 or 2008, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Smyrna, Tennessee for 6 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Smyrna has been reduced by 5%. Throughout that same period of time, violent crime climbed by 48%. By and large, the crime data indicate a general improvement in crime over these years in Smyrna.

Crime Trends in Smyrna, Tennessee (1999-2003, 2005)

Please take note that these graphs show reported crime rates and some sudden changes in crime data are the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in cities like Smyrna, Tennessee (1999-2003, 2005)

You are discouraged against over-analyzing ranking data to decide 'how dangerous' a certain location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or disparities in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual table bars to see crime rates in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

Smyrna, 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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