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Iberia Parish, Louisiana Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2007 there were 9,369 total crimes reported in Iberia Parish, Louisiana (1,145 of them violent). Of the 1,041 crimes that happen every year in Iberia Parish, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Iberia Parish, Louisiana every 8 hours. This includes 7 murders, 45 rapes, and almost seven thousand thefts (including 601 auto thefts).

Total Crime in Iberia Parish, 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

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Iberia Parish, Louisiana for 9 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Iberia Parish has lessened by 569%. During the same interval, violent crime decreased by 353%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a dramatic reduction in crime over these years in Iberia Parish.

Crime Trends in Iberia Parish, Louisiana (1999-2007)

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 Iberia Parish, Louisiana (1999-2007)

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Crime Data Information

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