school crime http://wmot.org en School Crime Down 9% in Three Years http://wmot.org/post/school-crime-down-9-three-years <p>MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)&nbsp; --&nbsp; Crime on the campuses of Tennessee&rsquo;s schools continues to fall.</p><p>The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says simple assaults were the most commonly reported offense in the state&rsquo;s K-12 schools last year. Kristin Helm is with the TBI.</p><blockquote><p><em>&ldquo;Crimes against person&rsquo;s actually decreased by 4.3 percent, and crimes against property decreased 8.2 percent, which gives an overall decrease of crime committed at school by about 5.5 percent from 2010 till 2011.&rdquo;</em></p> Tue, 15 May 2012 16:36:44 +0000 Mike Osborne 10935 at http://wmot.org