Table 13

TENNESSEE

Hate Crime Incidents

per Bias Motivation and Quarter

by Agency, 2012

Agency type Agency name Number of incidents per bias motivation Number of incidents per quarter1 Population2
Race Religion Sexual
orientation
Ethnicity Disability 1st
quarter
2nd
quarter
3rd
quarter
4th
quarter
Total 183 20 55 36 22
Cities 127 17 48 20 17
Alcoa 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 8,587
Ardmore 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1,219
Atoka 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 8,488
Baxter 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1,388
Bells 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 2,452
Bluff City 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1,753
Brighton 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2,769
Chapel Hill 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1,470
Chattanooga 8 6 2 1 3 3 5 8 4 171,541
Clarksville 3 1 1 0 1 1 4 1 0 137,356
Cleveland 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 42,068
Columbia 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 35,203
Dyersburg 5 0 2 0 0 3 1 1 2 17,223
Elkton 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 581
Franklin 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 64,848
Goodlettsville 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 16,310
Hendersonville 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 52,781
Jackson 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 65,725
Jamestown 29 0 1 0 0 5 11 5 9 1,982
Johnson City3 4 0 3 0 0 2 2 2 0 64,342
Kingsport 2 0 1 0 1 2 1 1 0 49,639
Knoxville 13 1 3 6 2 3 5 13 4 182,254
La Follette 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 7,481
Lexington 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 7,755
Lebanon 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 26,991
Lenoir City 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 8,836
Lookout Mountain 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1,871
Mason 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1,626
Memphis 27 4 21 5 4 11 15 16 19 657,436
Milan 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 7,955
Millington 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 10,342
Morristown 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 29,617
Murfreesboro 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 112,247
Nashville 7 1 1 1 0 0 1 3 6 620,886
Pigeon Forge 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 6,024
Pikeville 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 7 1,619
Red Bank 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 11,906
Sevierville 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 15,161
Sharon 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 950
Smyrna 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 41,284
Soddy-Daisy 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 12,989
South Carthage 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1,332
Spring Hill 2 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 2 29,981
Union City 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 10,978
White House 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 10,505
Winchester 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 8,272
Universities and Colleges 4 0 0 1 0
Middle Tennessee State University 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 26,442
Vanderbilt University 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 12,836
University of Tennessee:
Health Science Center4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Knoxville 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 30,194
Metropolitan Counties 32 0 7 7 2
Blount 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1
Campbell 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
Cheatham 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Grainger 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
Hamilton 1 0 4 0 0 2 2 1 0
Knox 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Loudon 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0
Montgomery 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Robertson 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1
Rutherford 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Shelby 10 0 1 3 2 4 3 6 3
Sullivan 1 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 1
Sumner 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Tipton 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Washington 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0
Williamson 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Wilson 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Nonmetropolitan Counties 20 1 0 5 3
Bledsoe 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2
Carroll 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 0
Claiborne 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Giles 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
Haywood 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0
Lauderdale 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Lawrence 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Moore 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Rhea 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0
Scott 15 0 0 1 0 2 8 3 3
Van Buren 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0
Other Agencies 0 2 0 3 0
Department of Safety 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Drug Task Force, 23rd Judicial District 0 2 0 2 0 2 0 0 2
  • 1 Agencies published in this table indicated that at least one hate crime incident occurred in their respective jurisdictions during the quarter(s) for which they submitted a report to the Hate Crime Statistics Program.
  • 2 Population figures are published only for the cities. The figures listed for the universities and colleges are student enrollment and were provided by the United States Department of Education for the 2011 school year, the most recent available. The enrollment figures include full-time and part-time students.
  • 3 Includes one incident reported with more than one bias motivation.
  • 4 Student enrollment figures were not available.

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