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TBI releases annual study on crime on campus

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation released their annual study showing the instances of crime on college campuses in Tennessee. (Image: MGN)

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation released their annual study showing the instances of crime on college campuses in Tennessee.

The study takes from data submitted to TBI by colleges, universities, and law enforcement agencies through the Tennessee Incident Based Reporting System (TIBRS).

You can read the full report below.

The study shows that overall, crime on campuses in Tennessee increased slightly from 2015 to 2016.

“This report will hopefully assist law enforcement, institution administrations, and government officials in planning their efforts in the fight against crime and continue to create an awareness that crime exists as a threat in our communities,” TBI Director Mark Gwyn said.

Crimes involving assault increased by 21% from 2015-2016, and fraud, specifically involving impersonation, saw a 177% increase in 2016.

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