Browse Tennessee Police Arrest Records Directory

Tennessee makes it easy to find out all about someone’s criminal past. They keep all criminal records online and publicly accessible. So you can check up on that new neighbor or blind date easily. With just a quick, free name search here on policearrests.com you can find out everything you want.

Arrest Records and Warrants in Tennessee

Sometimes you get a gut feeling about someone and want to know more about them. In Tennessee it is easy to pull up a report showing their entire criminal history, all arrests, incarcerations and outstanding warrants on them. All you need is their first and last names to access the information.

Performing a Background Check in Tennessee

You cannot be careful enough these days and running a quick background check on someone is easier than ever. With just a few clicks of the mouse you can be looking at someone’s entire legal life. Not only will you be able to see records relating to their marriage and divorce, but also details of their driving violations, employment history, if they show up on the sex offered registry and other criminal offenses.

Criminal Records Search

Criminal records in Tennessee are extensive down to the last detail. With just a quick name search you can find out all about the dirty deeds someone has been up to. You will see details on the charges, pleas, verdicts, any sentencing and fines. You will also see if they did any jail time, the dates of arrest, hearing and trial and other case information.

Prison and Inmate Records in Tennessee

Tennessee’s Department of Correction handles all the data for prison and offenders. You can quickly and easily search by name and see if someone is in jail in Tennessee. You can see where they are held, their race, birthdate, gender and when they will be released.

Tennessee Crime Rate

Total reported incidents in Tennessee in 2016 decreased by 2.58% compared to 2015 and is higher than national average of 3,311.69 per 100,000 people. Violent crimes increased from 32,667 to 33,433 while non-violent crime decreased by 3.65% from 149,786 to 144,318.

5 Crimes In Tennessee 2016 with most arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 106,073
Burglary 27,730
Aggravated assault 23,743
Motor vehicle theft 10,515
Robbery 7,251

Counties in Tennessee with the Highest Crime Rate

Among the 92 counties the most dangerous is the Knox county with 698 violent crimes that’s 2.09% of the total of 33,433. Johnson County has the highest number of records per 100,000 residents that is below the state average of 880 and higher than national average of 469.

County Arrests
Knox 698
Shelby 607
Blount 412
Sullivan 324
Hamilton 283

Safest Cities in Tennessee

Are you planning a move to Tennessee? Here are the safest cities in Tennessee with the lowest crime rates. You chance of being a victim of a violent crime in Tennessee is 1 out of 114 up by 0.02% compared to previous year. The lowest rate of violent crime is in Dresden and safest city to encounter a property crime is Clifton.

City Crime Rate
Clifton 3
Signal Mountain 5
Ridgetop 5
Church Hill 6
Alamo 8

Violent Crimes

Violent Crimes rates in TN increased by 2.34% from 2015 and increased by 9.97% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 30,401 to 33,433. In 2016 violent crimes in TN was 87.51% higher than the national rate. Your chances of being a victim of violent crimes in Tennessee is 0.88%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rate in Tennessee decreased by 3.65% from 2015 and decreased by 13.56% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 166,950 to 144,318. In 2016 property crimes in TN was 33.63% higher than the national average. Your chances of being a victim of a property crime is 3.798%.

How Tennessee stands up against other states

Tennessee vs. Indiana

You’ll be in more danger in Tennessee compared to Indiana. Indiana had an 8.01% lower crime rate than Tennessee. Massachusetts scored the lowest with a 59.47% lower crime rate according to the FBI. Robbery rates of 191 per 100,000 people is higher than national of 136 per 100,000 people and lower than average 197 in Indiana. Burglary rates of 730 per 100,000 people is higher than national of 502 per 100,000 people and higher than average 709 in Indiana.

Tennessee vs. Massachusetts

You’ll be in more danger in Tennessee compared to Massachusetts. Massachusetts had an 59.47% lower crime rate than Tennessee. Arizona scored the lowest with a 18.96% lower crime rate according to the FBI. Rape rates of 0 per 100,000 people is lower than national of 2 per 100,000 people and lower than average 0 in Massachusetts. Arson rates of 20 per 100,000 people is higher than national of 15 per 100,000 people and higher than average 6 in Massachusetts.

Names with the most arrests in Tennessee

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

The most crimes, that's 33.58% of all records in state are committed by the people aged between 21-30. Felonies are committed more by men. Misdemeanor records are popular among white population of the state.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Tennessee is 0.34% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 12.82 daily crimes that occur in Tennessee.
  • Tennessee is riskier than Indiana.
  • In Tennessee you have a 1 in 21 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Tennessee have decreased by 2.58%.

Tennessee Police Arrest Records by Counties