TBI Releases Crime Studies on Hate Crime, Violence Against Law Enforcement Officers
Tuesday, May 1, 2018 6:18 am
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation released two reports, detailing the volume and nature of crime identified as hate crime and violence against the state's law enforcement officers. The annual studies compile crime data submitted to TBI by the state's law enforcement agencies through the Tennessee Incident Based Reporting System (TIBRS).
Among the findings from 'Tennessee Hate Crime 2017':
Among the findings in "Law Enforcement Officers Killed or Assaulted (LEOKA) 2017":
As with all of its crime publications, the TBI cautions against using the data provided in these reports to compare one jurisdiction to another. The factors impacting crime vary from community to community and accordingly, comparisons are considered neither fair nor accurate.