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Acadia Parish, Louisiana Crime Statistics

This page contains crime rates for Acadia Parish, Louisiana. You can look through the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime data over time, and see how Acadia Parish compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records information for Acadia Parish, Louisiana, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 10,124 total crimes reported in Acadia Parish, Louisiana (887 of them violent). Of the 1,012 crimes that take place per year in Acadia Parish, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Acadia Parish, Louisiana every 8 hours. This includes 9 murders, 41 rapes, and just about seven thousand thefts (including 407 car thefts).

Crime Trends

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Acadia Parish, Louisiana for all 10 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Acadia Parish has been reduced by 20%. Throughout that same period of time, violent crime climbed by 43%. By and large, the crime data indicate a general rise in crime over the last 10 years in Acadia Parish. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit at least one thousand for Acadia Parish, Louisiana in 2009.

Crime Trends in Acadia Parish, Louisiana (1999-2008)

Please take note that these graphs show reported crime rates and some sudden changes in crime data are the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in parishes like Acadia Parish, Louisiana (1999-2008)

You are discouraged against over-analyzing ranking data to decide 'how dangerous' a certain location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or disparities in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual table bars to see crime rates in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

Acadia Parish, Louisiana law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Acadia Parish conform to the FBI data quality guidelines. For more information, and a description of the statistical methods and data algorithms used by RecordsPedia, please visit our methodology section.