TBI releases school crime, domestic violence reports for 2018
The TBI released two studies on Friday that show the number of reported crimes on school campuses and incidents of domestic violence in Tennessee for 2018.
The TBI says both studies use data from the Tennessee Incident Based Reporting System (TIBRS).
Here are highlights of the findings in the report on ‘School Crime 2018’:
- The overall number of offenses reported as having occurred on a school campus increased 13.9% from 2016 to 2018.
- Simple Assault was the most frequently reported offense, at 37.6%.
- The month of September had the highest frequency of reported school crimes.
- Females accounted for 53.3% of reported victims.
The following is the full 'School Crime 2018' report:
Here are highlights of the findings in the report on ‘Domestic Violence 2018’:
- A total of 73,568 offenses were reported as domestic-related in 2018, reflecting a decrease of 5.8% from 2017 to 2018.
- Of the reported domestic violence offenses, 49,455 of them were reported as Simple Assault.
- Females were three times more likely to be victimized than males, accounting for 71.1% of all reported domestic violence victims.
- Domestic violence was reported as a factor in 98 murders in 2018.
The following is the full 'Domestic Violence 2018' report: