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Alexandria, Louisiana Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2007 there were 46,871 total crimes reported in Alexandria, Louisiana (7,644 of them violent). Of the 5,208 crimes that take place per year in Alexandria, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Alexandria, Louisiana 15 times per day. This includes 60 murders, 196 rapes, and at least twenty-nine thousand thefts (including 1,675 car thefts).

Total Crime in Alexandria, Louisiana (1999-2007)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 2008, as there were no data available for that year.

Crime Trends

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Alexandria, Louisiana for 9 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Alexandria has risen by 6%. Throughout that same period of time, violent crime climbed by 54%. By and large, the crime data indicate a general improvement in crime over these years in Alexandria.

Crime Trends in Alexandria, Louisiana (1999-2007)

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 cities like Alexandria, Louisiana (1999-2007)

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

Alexandria, Louisiana law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The FBI has noted the following deviations from their data quality guidelines:

  • In 2001, due to changes in reporting practices, annexations, and/or incomplete data, figures are not comparable to previous years' data.
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