Councilman Surprised That East Brainerd Came Up High On Violent Crimes

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

City Councilman Darrin Ledford was surprised on Tuesday when, during a police presentation on violent crime, his East Brainerd showed up with some of the highest totals.

The report listed 754 violent crimes during a three-year period (through this past June) in the 37421 postal code.

The violent crimes included are homicide, rape, aggravated assault and robbery.

Councilman Ledford said, "It goes to show that no one is an island. We all are in this together."

Councilman Demetrus Coonrod noted that three of the four most violent zip codes are in her District 9.

Here are the statistics from the Chattanooga Police Department:

37404 Centering on Anderson Avenue, Bennett Avenue 826

37421 Centering on Shallowford Road, I-75 764

37406 Centering on Riverside Drive 752

37411 Centering on Midland Pike 731

37407 Centering on East 40th Street and Dodds Avenue 681

37402 Centering on Grove Street and W. 12th Street 364

37410 Centering on Kirklen Avenue and W. 47th Street 310

37343 Centering on Cassandra Smith Road 282

37416 Centering on Oakwood Drive 273

37405 Centering on North Chattanooga 183

37408 Centering on Howard School 176

37403 Centering on E. 3rd Street and CSAS 165

37415 Centering on Browntown Road and Mountain Creek Road 121

37419 Centering on Kelly's Ferry Road 121

37409 Centering on the side of Lookout Mountain 75

37363 Centering on Hunter Village Drive and Ridgestone Road 21

37412 Centering on Spring Creek Road 12

37351 Centering on Lupton City 7

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