Cocke County had 2,008 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2017 the arrest rate was 2,018.80 per 100.000 population which is by 173.17% higher than the National average of 739.02 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2017 arrests 146 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Anderson and county Blount it’s a more dangerous place to live in.
Currently, the most popular arrest in Cocke is larceny/theft - 268 arrests followed by burglary - 219 and aggravated assault - 132 arrests.
Violent crime in Cocke County is considered rape and sexual assault, robbery, and assault. For the recent years the violent crime rate has increased along with the non-violent crime rate. Compared to the national average of - 100.65 per 100.000 people the overall violent crime rate for the county is by 311.88% higher.
Most of the county arrests fall into 41-50 age group whereas the least arrests are seen between people who are 10-20 years old.