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Hammond, Louisiana Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 9,929 total crimes reported in Hammond, Louisiana (1,362 of them violent). Of the 3,310 crimes that transpire each year in Hammond, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Hammond, Louisiana every 2 hours. This includes 9 murders, 52 rapes, and over five thousand thefts (including 445 automobile thefts).

Total Crime in Hammond, Louisiana (2001, 2006, 2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 or 2007, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Hammond, Louisiana for 3 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Hammond has diminished by 35 per-cent. In the course of the same period, violent crime dropped by 11 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a slow drop off in crime over the last 3 years in Hammond. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to three thousand for Hammond, Louisiana in 2009.

Crime Trends in Hammond, Louisiana (2001, 2006, 2008)

Bear in mind that these graphs show reported crime data and large changes in crime rates can be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in cities like Hammond, Louisiana (2001, 2006, 2008)

Individuals are dissuaded against drawing conclusions from ranking data to determine 'how dangerous' a particular location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or discrepencies in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual figure bars to see crime data in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

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