by Matthew Shields
Crime reported on state college campuses dropped by about 6 percent last year.
According to the latest Tennessee Bureau of Investigation report, violent crimes decreased 25 percent statewide. Thefts accounted for 38 percent of the crimes across the state campuses, which made thefts the largest number of crimes reported.
Pellissippi State Technical Community College reported two assault offenses, 17 theft offenses, one motor vehicle theft and eight vandalism offenses.