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Weakley County, Tennessee Crime Statistics

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.

Total Crime

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).

Total Crime in Weakley County, Tennessee (2000-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, as there were no data available for that year.

Crime Trends

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 Trends in Weakley County, Tennessee (2000-2008)

Remember that these graphs show reported crime figures and some step offs in crime numbers may be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in counties like Weakley County, Tennessee (2000-2008)

Visitors are cautioned against interpreting ranking data to determine 'how dangerous' a certain location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or differences in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual graph bars to see crime figures in these locations.

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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.