TBI Releases Crimes On Campus Report

TBIThe Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has released its annual study into the volume and type of crime on school campuses in Tennessee. The study, which covers the years from 2012 through 2014, indicate a total of 30,232 offenses were reported, which included 21,813 victims. Females accounted for 52.9 percent of total victims. Simple assault by the most frequently reported offense, accounting for 35.4 percent of reported incidents. There were 5,173 offenses with a reported injury with 96 percent of injuries being reported as minor. Overall, the number of offenses occurring in schools decreased 14.4 percent during the study’s time frame.