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Old 09-23-2014, 08:03 PM
Location: A Yankee in northeast TN
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Originally Posted by southman View Post
Please post the link to the accurate crime stats then.
from an earlier thread about same topic:

TN does not measure crime the way many other places do, one incidence of violence can be recorded as multiple crimes. Apples to oranges.

From old article:
"Tuesday marked the first time the TBI has reported crime statistics from all police agencies using TIBRS, or the" Tennessee Incident-Based Reporting System, mandated by the legislature. The new reporting method records more crimes and breaks them into more categories than the old system still used by most U.S. cities.

TENNESSEE: New method to log crime

Tennessee Bureau of Investigation Crime Statistics

"On its website, the FBI instructs readers to avoid comparing state violence because rankings tend to be simplistic and ignore factors that influence crime, as well as the different ways crimes are measured and reported."
24/7 Wall St.

I will let you do the digging on your own.
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