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Livingston Parish, Louisiana Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2000 and 2008 there were 20,491 total crimes reported in Livingston Parish, Louisiana (2,740 of them violent). Of the 2,277 crimes that occur a year in Livingston Parish, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Livingston Parish, Louisiana every 3 hours. This includes 28 murders, 147 rapes, and nearly thirteen thousand thefts (including 1,119 motor vehicle thefts).

Total Crime in Livingston Parish, Louisiana (2000-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, as there were no data available for that year.

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Livingston Parish, Louisiana for 9 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Livingston Parish increased by 70 percent. Over that same time frame, violent crime increased by 52 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a sudden increase in crime over the last 9 years in Livingston Parish. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit nearly four thousand for Livingston Parish, Louisiana in 2009.

Crime Trends in Livingston Parish, Louisiana (2000-2008)

Remember that these graphs show reported crime figures and some step offs in crime numbers may be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

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Visitors are cautioned against interpreting ranking data to determine 'how dangerous' a certain location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or differences in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual graph bars to see crime figures in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

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