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Crime rate in Baton Rouge, Louisiana (LA): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map

 

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Crime rate legend:
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 Low (50 - 199)
 Average (200 - 449)
 High (450 - 1000)
 Very high (> 1000)

Crime rates in Baton Rouge by Year

Type

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2011

2012

Murders
(per 100,000)
46
(20.2)
59
(25.8)
41
(18.1)
47
(20.8)
49
(21.8)
57
(27.1)
71
(31.1)
67
(29.5)
75
(33.6)
64
(27.6)
66
(28.5)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
62
(27.2)
133
(58.2)
117
(51.7)
79
(34.9)
83
(37.0)
93
(44.2)
72
(31.5)
65
(28.6)
55
(24.6)
51
(22.0)
64
(27.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1,071
(470.5)
1,107
(484.4)
1,039
(458.9)
906
(400.8)
993
(442.3)
1,049
(498.4)
1,015
(444.3)
1,032
(454.8)
1,135
(508.5)
893
(385.6)
1,033
(446.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1,368
(601.0)
1,371
(600.0)
1,642
(725.3)
1,412
(624.6)
1,573
(700.7)
1,755
(833.8)
1,457
(637.8)
1,526
(672.5)
1,558
(698.1)
1,460
(630.4)
1,344
(580.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
3,716
(1,632.4)
4,070
(1,781.1)
3,887
(1,716.9)
4,036
(1,785.3)
3,940
(1,755.1)
4,021
(1,910.3)
3,847
(1,684.0)
3,783
(1,667.1)
4,268
(1,912.3)
4,220
(1,822.2)
3,826
(1,652.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
12,128
(5,327.8)
10,763
(4,710.0)
10,403
(4,595.1)
9,822
(4,344.8)
8,949
(3,986.4)
9,209
(4,375.1)
8,617
(3,772.0)
7,711
(3,398.1)
8,459
(3,790.1)
7,946
(3,431.0)
7,751
(3,348.2)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1,758
(772.3)
1,446
(632.8)
1,607
(709.8)
1,562
(691.0)
1,489
(663.3)
1,454
(690.8)
1,179
(516.1)
974
(429.2)
929
(416.2)
500
(215.9)
482
(208.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
169
(74.2)
193
(84.5)
180
(79.5)
179
(79.2)
183
(81.5)
223
(105.9)
210
(91.9)
225
(99.2)
207
(92.7)
179
(77.3)
187
(80.8)
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.8)687.2701.2695.3644.8657.1742.2634.7617.0672.9575.4574.1
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes and violent crime more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists there were 770 registered sex offenders living in Baton Rouge, Louisiana as of October 24, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Baton Rouge to the number of sex offenders is 299 to 1.


See how dangerous Baton Rouge, LA is compared to nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Baton Rouge:

574.1
Port Allen:

339.8
Brusly:

5.7
Baker:

160.2
Addis:

67.5
Denham Springs:

579.8
Plaquemine:

504.5
Zachary:

179.3
St. Gabriel:

172.1
Violent crime rate in 2012
Baton Rouge:

576.7
U.S. Average:

214.0

Violent crime rate in 2011
Baton Rouge:

564.4
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2009
Baton Rouge:

670.3
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Baton Rouge:

628.0
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Baton Rouge:

612.0
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Baton Rouge:

737.1
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Baton Rouge:

628.8
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Baton Rouge:

568.1
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Baton Rouge:

655.7
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Baton Rouge:

628.7
U.S. Average:

272.2

Violent crime rate in 2001
Baton Rouge:

581.8
U.S. Average:

276.6

Property crime rate in 2012
Baton Rouge:

510.2
U.S. Average:

266.5

Property crime rate in 2011
Baton Rouge:

548.0
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2009
Baton Rouge:

611.7
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Baton Rouge:

547.4
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Baton Rouge:

581.2
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Baton Rouge:

679.2
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Baton Rouge:

626.6
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Baton Rouge:

653.7
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Baton Rouge:

655.3
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Baton Rouge:

662.1
U.S. Average:

336.9

Property crime rate in 2001
Baton Rouge:

683.4
U.S. Average:

337.2


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Murders per 100,000 population

Rapes per 100,000 population

Robberies per 100,000 population

Assaults per 100,000 population

Burglaries per 100,000 population

Thefts per 100,000 population

Auto thefts per 100,000 population

Arson per 100,000 population

City-data.com crime rate per 100,000 population


Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 841 (664 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.87
Louisiana average:

3.98

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 823 (647 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.79
Louisiana average:

3.89

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 832 (728 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.22
Louisiana average:

4.06

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 902 (628 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.77
Louisiana average:

4.03

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 909 (632 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.77
Louisiana average:

3.80

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 786 (699 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.03
Louisiana average:

3.90

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 773 (611 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.75
Louisiana average:

3.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 751 (589 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.63
Louisiana average:

3.87

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 764 (608 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.71
Louisiana average:

3.79


Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Baton Rouge

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees (per 1,000 residents)

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees (per 1,000 residents) - Officers

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