Bedford County, TN Arrest Records

Bedford County, TN is among the safest counties in the USA with 1.60 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has lower total crime rate than Knox, Blount, Sullivan, Bradley, Tipton counties in Tennessee.
Bedford County, TN property crime rate is 5.96 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 168 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that increased by 27.27% compared to 2015.

Bedford County, TN Crime Rate

Total arrests in Bedford County in 2016 increased by 82.23% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes increased from 25 to 76 while non-violent crime increased by 64.53% from 172 to 283.

5 Crimes In Bedford County, TN in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 168
Burglary 84
Aggravated assault 68
Motor vehicle theft 31
Revised rape 7

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Bedford County increased by 204% from 2015 and increased by 80.95% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 42 to 76. In 2016 violent crime rate in Bedford County was 65.89% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.16%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Bedford County increased by 64.53% from 2015 and decreased by 20.06% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 354 to 283. In 2016 property crime rate in Bedford County was 79.03% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.596%.

How Bedford stands up against other counties

Bedford vs. Monroe

You’ll be in more safety in Bedford compared to Monroe county that had 199.52% higher crime rate compared to Bedford county according to the FBI.
Rape rates of 0.1474 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 0.0199 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.1305 in Monroe county.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 0.6529 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and lower than average 2.5234 in Monroe county.

Bedford vs. Gibson

You’ll be in more risk in Bedford compared to Gibson county that had 19.41% lower crime rate compared to Bedford county according to the FBI.
Rape rates of 0.1474 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 0.0199 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0607 in Gibson county.
Burglary rates of 1.7690 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and higher than average 1.1741 in Gibson county.

Names with the most arrests in Bedford

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Bedford, Tennessee, the most crimes, that's 76.81% of all records in county are committed by the people aged between 51-60.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Bedford County is 0.77% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 2.07 daily crimes that occur in Bedford County.
  • Bedford, TN is safer than Monroe.
  • In Bedford County you have a 1 in 132 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Bedford, TN have increased by 82.23%.

Cities in Bedford County

Names in Bedford County