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Williamson County, Tennessee Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 21,397 total crimes reported in Williamson County, Tennessee (1,923 of them violent). Of the 2,140 crimes that occur a year in Williamson County, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Williamson County, Tennessee every 4 hours. This includes 15 murders, 163 rapes, and more than sixteen thousand thefts (including 974 motor vehicle thefts).

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Williamson County, Tennessee for all 10 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Williamson County increased by 17 percent. Over that same time frame, violent crime increased by 4 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a sudden increase in crime over the last 10 years in Williamson County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit nearly three thousand for Williamson County, Tennessee in 2009.

Crime Trends in Williamson County, Tennessee (1999-2008)

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 Williamson County, Tennessee (1999-2008)

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

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