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Total crime 51%
Violent crime 41%
Property crime 53%
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StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFranklin/100k peopleTennessee/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime987n/a (estimate)1,1513,1662,346
Murder1n/a1.29.66.5
Rape17n/a19.838.938.4
Robbery14n/a16.381.073.9
Assault163n/a190.1543.2279.7
Violent crime195n/a (estimate)227673388
Burglary58n/a67.7384.5314.2
Theft685n/a799.11,802.01,398.0
Vehicle theft49n/a57.2306.4246.0
Property crime792n/a (estimate)9242,4931,958

Key findings

  • Franklin crime rates are 51% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Franklin are 41% lower than the national average
  • In Franklin you have a 1 in 87 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Franklin is safer than 57% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Franklin has decreased by 10%

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The Franklin crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Franklin as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Franklin crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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Compare Franklin, TN Crime

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      Daily Crime In Franklin (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Franklin, per 100,000 residents. In Franklin, the total number of daily crimes is 2.75 times less than the Tennessee average and 2.04 times less than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Franklin are 2.96 times less than the Tennessee average and 1.70 times less than the national average. For property crime, Franklin has a daily crime rate that is 2.70 times less than the Tennessee average and 2.12 times less than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Franklin (higher is better)

      Is Franklin safe in comparison to other cities in the state of Tennessee as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in Franklin to other cities in the state and across the country, Franklin is 61% safer than other cities of Tennessee and 57% safer than other cities in the nation. Franklin has a ranks above average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Franklin

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Franklin is 1 in 440
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Franklin is 1 in 109
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Franklin is 1 in 87
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Franklin? In Franklin, TN you have a 1 in 440 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 109 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 87 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Franklin.

      Year Over Year Crime In Franklin (per 100,000 people)

      A good indicator of whether Franklin is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate (per 100,000 people). The number of violent crimes in Franklin has increased by 38%, while the property crime rate in Franklin has decreased by 17% year over year. The number of total crimes in Franklin has decreased by 10% year over year.

      Franklin police department

      ItemFranklinTennesseeNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)14611,551558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.33.63.3
      There are a total of 146 Franklin police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 37% less than the Tennessee average and 30.8% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Tennessee

      StateTotal offendersTennessee /100KNational /100K
      Tennessee24,578412266
      There are a total of 24,578 sex offenders in Tennessee. This yields a total of 412 sex offenders in Tennessee per 100,000 residents which is 55% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Kingston Springs, TN2,77173404477
      Nolensville, TN6,72484478563
      Thompson's Station, TN3,471128475603
      Brentwood, TN40,87344764808
      Oak Hill, TN4,686175648822
      Forest Hills, TN4,999175648822
      Eagleville, TN726385513899
      Franklin, TN70,6252279241,151

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Passaic, NJ70,5364011,4771,878
      Framingham, MA70,7433541,1541,508
      Ellicott City, MD70,7802048231,027
      Lauderhill, FL70,4528732,6363,509
      Redlands, CA70,4423312,5972,928
      Franklin, TN70,6252279241,151
      Source: The Franklin, TN crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.