Putnam County, TN Arrest Records

Putnam County, TN is among the safest counties in the USA with 1.48 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.
Putnam County, TN property crime rate is 6.51 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 378 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that decreased by 17.29% compared to 2015.

Putnam County, TN Crime Rate

Total arrests in Putnam County in 2016 decreased by 9.01% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes decreased from 118 to 112 while non-violent crime decreased by 9.85% from 548 to 494.

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

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 378
Aggravated assault 91
Burglary 66
Motor vehicle theft 50
Revised rape 20

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Putnam County decreased by 5.08% from 2015 and increased by 24.44% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 90 to 112. In 2016 violent crime rate in Putnam County was 68.57% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.148%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Putnam County decreased by 9.85% from 2015 and decreased by 51.95% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 1,028 to 494. In 2016 property crime rate in Putnam County was 77.11% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.651%.

How Putnam stands up against other counties

Putnam vs. Anderson

You’ll be in more safety in Putnam compared to Anderson county that had 7.09% higher crime rate compared to Putnam county according to the FBI.
Assault rates of 1.1985 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8422 per 1,000 people and higher than average 1.1984 in Anderson county.
Burglary rates of 0.8692 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and lower than average 2.4758 in Anderson county.

Putnam vs. Robertson

You’ll be in more risk in Putnam compared to Robertson county that had 50.18% lower crime rate compared to Putnam county according to the FBI.
Murder rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.0614 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.0145 in Robertson county.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 0.6585 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.2747 in Robertson county.

Names with the most arrests in Putnam

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Putnam, Tennessee, the most crimes, that's 59.01% of all records in county are committed by the people aged between 21-30.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Putnam County is 0.76% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 2.19 daily crimes that occur in Putnam County.
  • Putnam, TN is safer than Anderson.
  • In Putnam County you have a 1 in 125 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Putnam, TN have decreased by 9.01%.

Names in Putnam County