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Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2004 and 2008 there were 1,567 total crimes reported in Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana (273 of them violent). Of the 392 crimes that transpire each year in Pointe Coupee Parish, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana every 22 hours. This includes 9 murders, 8 rapes, and close to one thousand thefts (including 46 automobile thefts).

Total Crime in Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana (2004-2005, 2007-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003 or 2006, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana for 4 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Pointe Coupee Parish has diminished by 20 per-cent. In the course of the same period, violent crime dropped by 32 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a slow drop off in crime over the last 4 years in Pointe Coupee Parish. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to four hundred for Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana in 2009.

Crime Trends Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana (2004-2005, 2007-2008)

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 parishes like Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana (2004-2005, 2007-2008)

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

Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The FBI has noted the following deviations from their data quality guidelines:

  • In 2008, the FBI determined that the agency did not follow national Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program guidelines for reporting an offense. Consequently, this figure is not included in these graphs.
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