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St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2007 there were 13,047 total crimes reported in St. Landry Parish, Louisiana (1,872 of them violent). Of the 1,450 crimes that happen every year in St. Landry Parish, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in St. Landry Parish, Louisiana every 6 hours. This includes 12 murders, 55 rapes, and greater than eight thousand thefts (including 633 auto thefts).

Total Crime in St. Landry 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 St. Landry Parish, Louisiana for 9 years. During that time frame, reported crime in St. Landry Parish has lessened by 22%. During the same interval, violent crime decreased by 119%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a dramatic reduction in crime over these years in St. Landry Parish.

Crime Trends in St. Landry 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 St. Landry Parish, Louisiana (1999-2007)

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