MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT) -- A report out Monday says crime on Tennessee’s college campuses is down overall, but there’s been a disturbing increase in the number of sex related incidents.
The annual report compiled by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation shows an overall decline in campus crime of 6.3 percent between 2013 and 2014. Robberies, burglaries and assaults were all down last year.
However, the number of Sex Offenses involving the use of force were up by nearly 75 percent. The number of reported rapes jumped from 26 incidents in 2013 to 46 in 2014.