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St. Charles Parish, Louisiana Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2004 and 2008 there were 8,092 total crimes reported in St. Charles Parish, Louisiana (787 of them violent). Of the 1,618 crimes that take place per year in St. Charles Parish, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in St. Charles Parish, Louisiana every 5 hours. This includes 17 murders, 48 rapes, and at least five thousand thefts (including 646 car thefts).

Total Crime in St. Charles Parish, Louisiana (2004-2008)

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

Crime Trends

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in St. Charles Parish, Louisiana for 5 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in St. Charles Parish has been reduced by 21%. Throughout the same period of time, violent crime improved by 33%. By and large, the crime data indicate a general improvement in crime over the last 5 years in St. Charles Parish. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to one thousand for St. Charles Parish, Louisiana in 2009.

Crime Trends in St. Charles Parish, Louisiana (2004-2008)

Please take note that these graphs show reported crime rates and some sudden changes in crime data are the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

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You are discouraged against over-analyzing ranking data to decide 'how dangerous' a certain location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or disparities in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual table bars to see crime rates in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

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