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Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 39,643 total crimes reported in Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana (6,518 of them violent). Of the 4,955 crimes that take place per year in Tangipahoa Parish, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana 14 times per day. This includes 36 murders, 243 rapes, and at least twenty-one thousand thefts (including 1,341 car thefts).

Total Crime in Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana (2001-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999 or 2000, 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 Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana for 8 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Tangipahoa Parish has risen by 54%. Throughout that same period of time, violent crime climbed by 66%. By and large, the crime data indicate a significant rise in crime over the last 8 years in Tangipahoa Parish. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit at least nine thousand for Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana in 2009.

Crime Trends in Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana (2001-2008)

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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Crime Data Information

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