The crime rate in Anderson County has dropped for seven consecutive years, District Attorney General Dave Clark said.
Crime in Anderson County was down by 10.1 percent in 2013, according to Tennessee Bureau of Investigation numbers, Clark said in a recent press release. Crime in the county is down by more than 37 percent in the past seven years, he said.
“There are thousands of fewer crimes in Anderson County now, as compared to 2007,” Clark said.
“This is great news for the people of Anderson County because we are safer from crime and can enjoy the benefits of having a crime rate that is below average for the state,” Clark said. “This is also great news for recruiting good industry and retail jobs to Anderson County and a variety of other benefits. [Read more…]