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CRIME TRENDS

August 6, 2015

All Reported Group A Crimes


(January - June)*
375,000

287,566

291,939
282,841

272,106

300,000

264,071

237,977

225,000
150,000
75,000
0
2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

* Includes 46 categories of crimes. A 17.2 percent decrease in 2015


compared to base year 2010 and a 9.9 percent decrease compared
to 2014. (2015 gures are preliminary.) Source: TBI

2015

Reported Domestic Violence Offenses


(January - June)*
50,000

42,412

41,919

42,013

38,984

38,538
36,420

40,000

30,000

20,000

10,000

0
2010

2011

2012

2013

* An 13.1 percent decrease in 2015 compared to base year 2010


and an 5.5 percent decrease compared to 2014. (2015 gures are
preliminary.) Source: TBI

2014

2015

Reported Major Violent Crimes


(January-June)*
25,000

20,918
19,319

20,000

19,234

18,733

18,762

18,362

15,000

10,000

5,000

0
2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

* Includes reported murders, forcible rapes, aggravated assaults,


and robberies. A 5.0 percent decrease in 2015 compared to base
year 2010 and a 4.5 percent decrease compared to 2014. (2015
gures are preliminary.)
Source: TBI

2015

NATIONALWIDE AND TENNESSEE STATEWIDE


VIOLENT CRIME TRENDS
(Oenses per 100,000 populaHon)*
1000

800

763.1

763.8

764.2
727.0
672.5
617.1

615.4

643.4
582.6

600

602.3

TENNESSEE

NATIONWIDE
469.0

479.3

471.8

458.6

431.9

404.5

400

387.1

387.8

2011

2012

367.9

200
2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

* Source: Federal Bureau of InvesLgaLon (FBI)


Tennessee Bureau of InvesLgaLon (TBI)

2013

2014

2013 Return Rate - State Wide*


17,370
20,000

15,000
6,424
(36.98%)

10,000

5,000

0
CY-2013 Felons released

Felons returned within 1 yr. from CY-13


releases

** Return rate is dened as the percentage of felons released in a specic calendar year that have returned to
incarceraLon in the rst or second calendar year following their release. Source: TN Department of CorrecLon.

2014 Return Rate - State Wide **

16,467
20,000

15,000

10,000

3,727 (22.63%)

5,000

0
CY-2014 Felons released

Felons returned within 1 yr. from CY-14


releases