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Union City, Tennessee Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 8,388 total crimes reported in Union City, Tennessee (769 of them violent). Of the 839 crimes that take place per year in Union City, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Union City, Tennessee every 10 hours. This includes 7 murders, 31 rapes, and at least six thousand thefts (including 318 car thefts).

Crime Trends

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Union City, Tennessee for all 10 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Union City has been reduced by 43%. Throughout the same period of time, violent crime stayed about the same. By and large, the crime data indicate a general improvement in crime over the last 10 years in Union City. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to seven hundred for Union City, Tennessee in 2009.

Crime Trends in Union City, Tennessee (1999-2008)

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 Union City, Tennessee (1999-2008)

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

Union City, 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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