As per crime reports by ncrb.gov.in in last year 2013, 11,890 crime has been reported in Tirunelveli.
Tirunelveli has highest crime rate of 386.39 compare to National crime rate 218.67 in 2013.
In Tirunelveli,the highest crime is Dacoity where as lowest crime is Theft in 2013.
Tirunelveli District in Tamil Nadu stands 32nd in all crime records in 2013. 26th in no of murders, 59th in no of rapes, 27th in no of robberies, 170th in no of thefts, 43rd in no of dacoities, 96th in no of kidnapings, 241st in no of riots.