This webpage contains crime figures for Weakley County, Tennessee. You can examine the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime numbers over time, and see how Weakley County compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records resources for Weakley County, Tennessee, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.
Between 2000 and 2008 there were 6,268 total crimes reported in Weakley County, Tennessee (807 of them violent). Of the 696 crimes that occur a year in Weakley County, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Weakley County, Tennessee every 12 hours. This includes 5 murders, 62 rapes, and more than four thousand thefts (including 278 motor vehicle thefts).
During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Weakley County, Tennessee for 9 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Weakley County increased by 60 percent. Over that same time frame, violent crime increased by 74 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a sudden increase in crime over the last 9 years in Weakley County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit more than one thousand for Weakley County, Tennessee in 2009.
Crime Data Information
Weakley County, Tennessee law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Weakley 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.