Tennessee, nicknamed as the Volunteer State, has a total population of 6,651,194 (as of 2016). Nashville is both the capital and the largest city of Tennessee. The second largest city is Memphis. While Nashville is populated by 660,388, Memphis holds around 652,717 residents.
Memphis is the most dangerous city in a state where the violent crime rate is the 4th highest in the US, 612.1 per 100,000 people. Memphis is also an extremely dangerous place in the country as a whole. There are more than 1000 violent crimes reported per 100,000 residents per year. Measures have been taken to reduce crime in the city by increasing the number of police officers on the streets and enforcing a curfew for young people.
The city unemployment rate is also troubling at 5.0%. The poverty rate is 18.4%.
The safest cities are Oak Ridge and Brentwood. Nowadays, capital punishment is legal in the state of Tennessee.
The Tennessee Department of Corrections is in charge of inmate records and mugshots for the whole state. Information is online and can be searched via name or inmate identification number.
The County Sheriff’s office in each county also manages this kind of information. However, inmate data can be requested by phone or other direct means of contact.