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Criminal statistics for the state of Tennessee

Total Crime - In 2006, Tennessee had a Total Crime Index of 4888.3 incidents per 100,000 individuals. This figure was down 3.4% from the previous year in 2005. The Total Crime Index was up 25.6% since 1984, but down 11.4% since 1997 Tennessee's Total Crime Index has slowly been increasing during the past 25 years.
Violent Crime - Tennessee had a Violent Crime Index of 760.2 reported incidents per 100,000 people in 2006. This number was up 0.5% from 2005. The Violent Crime Index was up 89.1% since 1983, but down 3.8% since 1997. Tennessee's Violent Crime Index has drastically rising during the past 25 years.
Property Crime - Tennessee's 2006 Property Crime Index was 4128.3 reported incidents per one hundred thousand people. This figure was down 4% from the prior year. The Property Crime Index was up 19.8% since 1984, but down 12.6% since 1997. Tennessee's Property Crime Index has changed slightly during the past twenty five years, increasing slightly.
Murder Rate - The 2006 Tennessee Murder Rate was 6.8 reported incidents per one hundred thousand individuals. This figure was down 5.6% from the previous year in 2005. Tennessee's Murder Rate has been steadily declining during the past 25 years.
Forced Rape - In 2006, Tennessee's Forcible Rape Index was 35.5 reported incidents per 100,000 people. This figure was down 3.6% from the previous year, 2005. Tennessee's Forcible Rape Index has changed slightly during the past twenty five years, declining slightly.
Robbery - The Robbery Index in 2006 for Tennessee was 184.3 incidents per 100,000 individuals. This figure was up 9.6% from the previous year in 2005. The Robbery Index was up 17.5% since 1999, but down 17.7% since 1996. Tennessee's Robbery Index has changed slightly during the past 25 years, increasing slightly.
Aggravated Assault - Tennessee's Aggravated Assault Index in 2006 was 533.7 reported incidents per 100,000 people. This figure was down 2.2% from the previous year in 2005. The Aggravated Assault Index was up a 25 year high of 189.1% in 1983. Tennessee's Aggravated Assault Index has drastically increased during the past 25 years.
Burglary - In 2006, Tennessee had a Burglary Index of 1040.9 incidents per hundred thousand individuals. This figure was up 0.7% from the previous year, 2005. The Burglary Index was up 11.1% since 1999, but down 30.7% since 1980. Tennessee's Burglary Index has been slowly dropping during the past 25 years.
Larceny Theft - The 2006 Larceny Theft Index of Tennessee was 2713.2 incidents per 100,000 people. This figure was down 4.6% from the previous year, 2005. The Larceny Theft Index was up 38.8% since 1984, but down 7.2% since 1997. Tennessee's Larceny Theft Index has been steadily growing during the past 25 years.
Motor Vehicle Theft - The Motor Vehicle Theft Index in 2006 for Tennessee was 374.1 reported incidents per 100,000 people. This figure was down 4.6% from the previous year in 2005. The Motor Vehicle Theft Index was up 18.1% since 1983, but down 42.4% since 1995. Tennessee's Motor Vehicle Theft Index has changed slightly during the past 25 years, growing slightly.