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St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2004 and 2007 there were 4,145 total crimes reported in St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana (320 of them violent). Of the 2,073 crimes that happen every year in St. Bernard Parish, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana every 4 hours. This includes 4 murders, 13 rapes, and almost three thousand thefts (including 386 auto thefts).

Total Crime in St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana (2004, 2007)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2006 or 2008, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana for 2 years. During that time frame, reported crime in St. Bernard Parish has lessened by 28%. During the same interval, violent crime decreased by 91%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a dramatic reduction in crime over these years in St. Bernard Parish.

Crime Trends in St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana (2004, 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 St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana (2004, 2007)

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

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