Table 8

TENNESSEE

Offenses Known to Law Enforcement

by Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Counties, 2016

[The data shown in this table do not reflect county totals but are the number of offenses reported by the sheriff's office or county police department.]

Metropolitan/ Nonmetropolitan County Violent
crime
Murder and
nonnegligent
manslaughter
Rape
(revised
definition)1
Rape
(legacy
definition)2
Robbery Aggravated
assault
Property
crime
Burglary Larceny-
theft
Motor
vehicle
theft
Arson
Metropolitan Counties Anderson 99 0 2 6 91 550 188 303 59 5
Blount 412 3 20 27 362 1,281 410 773 98 13
Bradley 204 1 9 13 181 966 263 584 119 1
Campbell 108 0 22 4 82 601 221 325 55 3
Cannon 15 0 0 1 14 107 42 52 13 2
Carter 57 1 2 4 50 385 107 242 36 0
Cheatham 84 2 9 6 67 535 139 345 51 3
Chester 18 0 1 0 17 108 38 59 11 1
Crockett 25 0 0 0 25 147 49 87 11 1
Dickson 116 2 12 4 98 478 201 232 45 4
Fayette 60 1 1 7 51 347 116 189 42 0
Grainger 43 0 5 0 38 211 75 118 18 3
Hamblen 111 0 7 5 99 458 148 251 59 5
Hamilton 283 2 38 17 226 1,673 419 1,088 166 3
Hartsville/Trousdale 41 0 4 0 37 197 33 150 14 0
Hawkins 74 2 7 1 64 573 176 337 60 3
Hickman 81 0 7 1 73 430 137 251 42 1
Jefferson 71 1 5 3 62 469 146 277 46 4
Knox 698 8 30 72 588 4,318 954 2,962 402 24
Loudon 80 1 2 2 75 445 120 274 51 2
Macon 55 1 3 0 51 207 73 112 22 1
Madison 130 0 7 4 119 572 227 304 41 2
Marion 53 0 1 1 51 270 83 136 51 0
Maury 136 2 19 9 106 441 100 292 49 4
Montgomery 113 2 5 4 102 599 149 413 37 3
Morgan 49 2 3 4 40 334 121 170 43 2
Polk 34 0 1 1 32 393 138 205 50 2
Roane 57 0 2 5 50 447 179 232 36 1
Robertson 64 1 5 3 55 211 69 123 19 2
Rutherford 261 0 18 9 234 750 178 510 62 11
Sequatchie 41 0 3 0 38 121 29 61 31 2
Shelby 607 18 28 105 456 2,490 667 1,631 192 15
Smith 32 0 3 4 25 176 61 100 15 2
Sullivan 324 0 46 19 259 1,152 276 721 155 16
Sumner 113 4 20 3 86 531 121 371 39 8
Tipton 161 2 16 12 131 567 147 351 69 4
Unicoi 30 0 1 2 27 199 30 155 14 2
Union 39 0 9 3 27 345 114 202 29 6
Washington 164 0 14 7 143 736 218 460 58 6
Williamson 70 2 9 2 57 346 93 234 19 0
Wilson 113 1 6 3 103 725 243 413 69 0
Nonmetropolitan Counties Bedford 76 1 7 0 68 283 84 168 31 3
Benton 7 1 0 0 6 180 60 111 9 0
Bledsoe 18 1 2 0 15 109 17 63 29 0
Carroll 42 1 5 1 35 142 63 58 21 0
Claiborne 55 0 3 10 42 431 184 200 47 2
Clay 16 0 0 0 16 47 11 26 10 1
Cocke 144 3 6 8 127 530 193 282 55 9
Coffee 70 1 3 1 65 275 103 151 21 2
Cumberland 50 0 1 2 47 746 224 426 96 5
Decatur 22 0 1 3 18 189 86 80 23 1
DeKalb 28 0 2 2 24 155 38 97 20 0
Dyer 47 0 8 3 36 342 71 244 27 1
Fentress 21 0 6 0 15 217 24 172 21 0
Franklin 51 0 2 1 48 161 36 107 18 3
Gibson 60 0 3 2 55 241 58 156 27 2
Giles 46 0 6 3 37 195 70 105 20 2
Greene 156 1 5 15 135 1,015 293 567 155 11
Grundy 54 0 4 0 50 192 92 72 28 3
Hancock 3 0 1 0 2 73 17 45 11 1
Hardeman 57 2 5 8 42 283 127 123 33 6
Hardin 59 1 1 5 52 303 116 150 37 0
Haywood 34 1 5 5 23 148 61 76 11 0
Henderson 66 0 4 3 59 289 120 141 28 1
Henry 60 2 5 3 50 452 181 233 38 0
Houston 11 0 0 0 11 57 18 37 2 0
Humphreys 35 0 8 2 25 195 87 100 8 1
Jackson 14 0 1 0 13 132 44 72 16 0
Johnson 116 0 0 2 114 221 88 112 21 5
Lake 1 0 0 0 1 5 1 4 0 0
Lauderdale 37 0 0 2 35 309 102 180 27 5
Lawrence 86 1 15 4 66 429 147 238 44 3
Lewis 29 0 0 0 29 159 57 84 18 0
Lincoln 101 0 8 4 89 348 122 198 28 3
Marshall 25 0 0 2 23 70 19 44 7 0
McMinn 117 0 8 5 104 671 198 362 111 8
McNairy 56 0 7 0 49 327 52 230 45 4
Meigs 40 1 2 2 35 272 84 148 40 2
Monroe 160 0 6 5 149 881 264 501 116 1
Moore 7 0 1 1 5 67 5 61 1 1
Obion 40 0 5 0 35 209 48 149 12 4
Overton 19 0 2 0 17 214 32 171 11 3
Perry 19 0 2 1 16 107 37 60 10 1
Pickett 17 0 3 0 14 54 10 36 8 2
Putnam 112 0 20 1 91 494 66 378 50 6
Rhea 46 0 5 2 39 276 80 185 11 3
Scott 37 1 2 0 34 174 76 74 24 2
Sevier 155 2 10 10 133 1,146 344 671 131 11
Stewart 57 2 6 0 49 133 73 49 11 1
Van Buren 10 1 2 0 7 56 11 33 12 0
Warren 60 0 4 1 55 377 100 237 40 6
Wayne 37 2 2 0 33 68 32 28 8 2
Weakley 21 1 2 0 18 136 74 51 11 1
White 62 0 3 1 58 320 50 235 35 5
  • 1 The figures shown in this column for the offense of rape were reported using the revised Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) definition of rape. See the data declaration for further explanation.
  • 2 The figures shown in this column for the offense of rape were reported using the legacy UCR definition of rape. See the data declaration for further explanation.

Data Declaration

Provides the methodology used in constructing this table and other pertinent information about this table.