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Evangeline Parish, Louisiana Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2002 and 2008 there were 3,600 total crimes reported in Evangeline Parish, Louisiana (510 of them violent). Of the 514 crimes that happen every year in Evangeline Parish, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Evangeline Parish, Louisiana every 17 hours. This includes 5 murders, 45 rapes, and greater than two thousand thefts (including 236 auto thefts).

Total Crime in Evangeline Parish, 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 Evangeline Parish, Louisiana for 7 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Evangeline Parish has grown by 96%. During that same interval, violent crime grew by 93%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a dramatic growth in crime over the last 7 years in Evangeline Parish. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit greater than nine hundred for Evangeline Parish, Louisiana in 2009.

Crime Trends in Evangeline Parish, 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 parishes like Evangeline Parish, Louisiana (2002-2008)

Users are warned against reading into ranking data to decide 'how dangerous' a given location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or variations in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual chart bars to see crime numbers in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

Evangeline Parish, Louisiana law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Evangeline 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.

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