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Lafayette Parish Crime Statistical Data

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Crime Statistics for 2015 J F M A M J J A S O N D
CRIMINAL HOMICIDE
    Manslaughter by Negligence 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
    Murder and
    Non-Negligent Manslaughter
1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0
FORCIBLE RAPE
    Rape by Force 3 2 1 1 5 0 0 5 2 0 5 3
    Attempted Rape 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
ROBBERY
    Firearm 1 1 2 5 1 4 3 2 0 2 4 5
    Knife or Cutting Instrument 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
    Other Dangerous Weapon 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
    Strongarm -
    Hands, Fists, Feet, etc.
3 1 0 0 2 1 2 2 4 2 2 0
ASSAULT
    Firearm 4 4 6 3 4 5 14 5 4 2 8 2
    Knife or Cutting Instrument 5 3 1 7 12 7 0 10 8 3 2 2
    Other Dangerous Weapon 3 9 6 7 8 6 13 12 7 11 4 1
    Hands, Fists, Feet, etc
    - Aggravated
2 4 4 2 2 2 4 3 3 1 1 4
    Other Assaults - Simple 70 38 68 82 79 58 75 61 55 66 44 59
BURGLARY
    Forcible Entry 16 23 2 21 22 16 17 15 23 17 18 32
    Unlawful Entry - No Force 11 11 12 10 12 9 11 11 7 10 12 10
    Attempted Forcible Entry 4 1 3 1 5 3 2 3 2 0 5 3
THEFT / LARCENY
    Theft / Larceny 83 76 84 101 104 105 107 80 125 111 97 110
MOTOR VEHICLE THEFT
    Motor Vehicle Theft 23 14 10 15 18 14 15 13 9 13 13 12
ARSON
    Arson 0 0 1 1 0 1 2 0 2 0 0 0
TOTALS 230 190 201 258 275 231 265 222 251 239 217 245

The Louisiana Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program is part of a nationwide, cooperative statistical effort administered by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. While the program's primary objective is to generate a reliable set of criminal statistics for use in law enforcement administration, operation, and management, its data have over the years become one the country's leading social indicators. The American public looks to Uniform Crime Reports for information on fluctuations in the level of crime, while criminologists, sociologists, legislators, municipal planners, the press and other students of criminal justice use the statistics for varied research and planning purposes.

All quoted crime definitions are based on the Uniform Crime Reporting Handbook; U.S. Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation. The definitions are standardized for all law enforcement agencies in order to categorize and compare crimes between jurisdictions.

Crime Definitions

Homicide: "...the willful (non-negligent) killing of one human by another."
Rape: "...the carnal knowledge of a female forcibly and against her will."
Robbery: "...taking or attempting to take anything of value from the care, custody, or control of a person or persons by force or threat of force or violence and/or by putting the victim in fear."
Assault: "...an unlawful attack by one person upon another."
Burglary: "...the unlawful entry of a structure to commit a felony or a theft."
Larceny: "the unlawful taking, carrying, leading, or riding away of property from the possession or constructive possession of another."
Motor Vehicle Theft: "...the theft or attempted theft of a motor vehicle."
Arson: "Any willful or malicious burning or attempt to burn, with or without intent to defraud, a dwelling house, public building, motor vehicle or aircraft, personal property of another, etc."

Note: Numbers included in this website are for the unincorporated parts of Lafayette Parish only. Data displayed on this website is obtained from the Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office Records Section and the Lafayette Fire Department. All information provided in this report is subject to document inaccuracy and validity and should therefore be utilized with some amount of discretion.

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