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Vermilion Parish, Louisiana Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 4,387 total crimes reported in Vermilion Parish, Louisiana (1,170 of them violent). Of the 487 crimes that transpire each year in Vermilion Parish, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Vermilion Parish, Louisiana every 17 hours. This includes 8 murders, 21 rapes, and close to three thousand thefts (including 71 automobile thefts).

Total Crime in Vermilion Parish, Louisiana (1999-2005, 2007-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 2006, as there were no data available for that year.

Crime Trends

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Vermilion Parish, Louisiana for 9 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Vermilion Parish has diminished by 21 per-cent. In the course of that same period, violent crime rose by 69 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a slow worsening in crime over the last 9 years in Vermilion Parish. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit close to six hundred for Vermilion Parish, Louisiana in 2009.

Crime Trends Vermilion Parish, Louisiana (1999-2005, 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 Vermilion Parish, Louisiana (1999-2005, 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

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