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Baker, Louisiana Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2002 and 2008 there were 5,118 total crimes reported in Baker, Louisiana (345 of them violent). Of the 731 crimes that happen every year in Baker, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Baker, Louisiana every 11 hours. This includes 9 murders, 24 rapes, and almost four thousand thefts (including 288 auto thefts).

Total Crime in Baker, Louisiana (2002-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000 or 2001, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Baker, Louisiana for 7 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Baker has lessened by 39%. During the same interval, violent crime decreased by 100%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a slight reduction in crime over the last 7 years in Baker. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to seven hundred for Baker, Louisiana in 2009.

Crime Trends in Baker, Louisiana (2002-2008)

Keep in mind that these graphs show reported crime numbers and certain sharp changes in crime figures might be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in cities like Baker, Louisiana (2002-2008)

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Crime Data Information

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