Tennessee Home Security Systems
In 2009, the burglary rate in Tennessee was 40% higher than the national average. In 2011, there were 62,274 burglaries in the state of Tennessee, which averages out to over 170 burglaries per day statewide. Of those, only 7,662 were solved. The majority of burglaries in Tennessee occur during the daytime, from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m., when there are fewer people at home, according to CityRating.com, Chattanoogan.com and TBI.State.TN.us.*
Another startling statistic is that in Tennessee in 2011, 28% of robberies occurred at residences. Over half of all robberies committed in Tennessee involved the use of a handgun.