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Cameron Parish, Louisiana Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2004 and 2008 there were 1,280 total crimes reported in Cameron Parish, Louisiana (261 of them violent). Of the 256 crimes that happen every year in Cameron Parish, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Cameron Parish, Louisiana 256 times a year. This includes 2 murders, 6 rapes, and greater than eight hundred thefts (including 86 auto thefts).

Total Crime in Cameron Parish, Louisiana (2004-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002 or 2003, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Cameron Parish, Louisiana for 5 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Cameron Parish has lessened by 24%. During that same interval, violent crime grew by 14%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a dramatic reduction in crime over the last 5 years in Cameron Parish. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to two hundred for Cameron Parish, Louisiana in 2009.

Crime Trends in Cameron Parish, Louisiana (2004-2008)

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 parishes like Cameron Parish, Louisiana (2004-2008)

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Crime Data Information

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