Thursday, April 1, 2010

Crime up on Tennessee campuses

By Heidi Hall • The Tennessean • March 31, 2010 Tennessee Bureau of Investigation report out this morning says campus crime was up about 9 percent in 2009, the first increase in five years. The biggest reason given by universities, it said, was increased enrollment prompted by the recession. Here are some highlights: * Most of the crimes were theft or larceny -- 38.5 percent. * Drug violations were up 16 percent. * Fraud was up 75 percent. * Rapes increased from 12 in 2008 to 17 in 2009

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