TBI releases new state crime report

Reported by: Erik Avanier
Set Text Size SmallSet Text Size MediumSet Text Size LargeSet Text Size X-Large
Updated: 5/06 7:29 pm

NASHVILLE, Tennessee(WDEF) - The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation released its 2013 ‘Crime in Tennessee’ report that shows improvement in some areas and more problems in others.

According to the report, the number of murders decreased by 18.6-percent from the previous year but weapon law violations increased by 29.5-percent.

The number of reported DUI arrests dropped 10-percent since 2012’s report but the
number of methamphetamine clandestine labs increased by 11.6-percent.

Domestic violence offenses made up for 51.4-percent of all ‘Crimes Against Persons.’

“We’re extremely thankful for our dedicated law enforcement partners,” said TBI Director Mark Gwyn. “Together, they helped us compile a thorough snapshot of crime in Tennessee. We now hope every department takes this information and works to further address the key crime issues facing their communities and our state.”





0 Comment(s)
Comments: Show | Hide

Here are the most recent story comments.View All

No comments yet!
Featured Partners
The newly modeled East Ridge Residence is a must see with its spacious comfortable apartments. Plus, 3 delicious meals daily, geriatric physician, home healthcare services and fun festive activities. Schedule your visit today!
Together we can make a confident retirement possible. Simply click to get started with your private wealth advisor. Talk to Jimmy Scotchie, Certified Financial Planner.
Get started at $79.99 a month for 12 months. Plus, get a $75 VISA® Prepaid card.
Supermarket Guru
From The Archives
Scenic City Roots
Through Irish Eyes
Brand News
Prime Mashup
What's Trending
Megan Wise Goes Outside
Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.