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Crime rate in Ruston, 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 Ruston by Year

Type

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2012

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.9)
1
(4.9)
3
(14.5)
2
(9.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.7)
1
(4.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(9.1)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
5
(24.2)
7
(34.1)
6
(29.1)
2
(9.7)
2
(9.7)
2
(9.7)
2
(10.2)
0
(0.0)
14
(66.5)
7
(33.0)
7
(32.7)
5
(22.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
28
(135.3)
39
(190.0)
22
(106.8)
29
(140.4)
24
(115.8)
22
(106.3)
29
(148.0)
26
(126.6)
36
(171.0)
21
(99.1)
20
(93.5)
26
(117.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
106
(512.3)
140
(681.9)
103
(499.8)
85
(411.5)
62
(299.2)
88
(425.1)
94
(479.9)
74
(360.4)
107
(508.2)
78
(368.3)
84
(392.7)
73
(331.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
283
(1,367.8)
235
(1,144.7)
266
(1,290.8)
233
(1,128.1)
170
(820.3)
133
(642.5)
159
(811.7)
211
(1,027.7)
289
(1,372.5)
325
(1,534.4)
368
(1,720.3)
200
(907.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
915
(4,422.4)
886
(4,315.6)
772
(3,746.1)
649
(3,142.1)
603
(2,909.8)
815
(3,937.0)
544
(2,777.1)
598
(2,912.5)
806
(3,827.9)
688
(3,248.2)
620
(2,898.4)
654
(2,966.5)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
27
(130.5)
48
(233.8)
39
(189.2)
49
(237.2)
36
(173.7)
56
(270.5)
20
(102.1)
14
(68.2)
40
(190.0)
21
(99.1)
25
(116.9)
15
(68.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
5
(24.2)
3
(14.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.7)
1
(4.7)
1
(4.7)
0
(0.0)
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 304.6)432.3487.0407.9373.4300.1338.4315.0295.0465.8373.1367.3315.8
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 55 registered sex offenders living in Ruston, Louisiana as of October 25, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Ruston to the number of sex offenders is 399 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


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

315.8
Grambling:

195.9
Hodge:

132.0
Jonesboro:

284.5
Bernice:

19.5
Farmerville:

433.9
West Monroe:

445.5
Violent crime rate in 2012
Ruston:

257.5
U.S. Average:

214.0

Violent crime rate in 2010
Ruston:

267.6
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Ruston:

268.0
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Ruston:

403.2
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Ruston:

236.3
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Ruston:

314.5
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Ruston:

267.2
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Ruston:

229.4
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Ruston:

305.4
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Ruston:

332.0
U.S. Average:

272.2

Violent crime rate in 2001
Ruston:

465.6
U.S. Average:

276.6

Violent crime rate in 2000
Ruston:

337.7
U.S. Average:

277.6

Property crime rate in 2012
Ruston:

329.9
U.S. Average:

266.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Ruston:

491.5
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Ruston:

469.8
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Ruston:

479.7
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Ruston:

350.7
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Ruston:

307.1
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Ruston:

355.1
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Ruston:

325.7
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Ruston:

405.9
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Ruston:

459.8
U.S. Average:

336.9

Property crime rate in 2001
Ruston:

465.6
U.S. Average:

337.2

Property crime rate in 2000
Ruston:

499.0
U.S. Average:

331.5


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Latest news about crime in Ruston, LA collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

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: 55 (41 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.86
Louisiana average:

3.98

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 56 (42 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.90
Louisiana average:

3.89

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 51 (42 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.96
Louisiana average:

4.06

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 49 (42 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.98
Louisiana average:

4.02

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 44 (36 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.71
Louisiana average:

4.03

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 48 (39 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.90
Louisiana average:

3.80

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 48 (40 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.90
Louisiana average:

3.90

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 48 (41 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.95
Louisiana average:

3.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 48 (40 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.93
Louisiana average:

3.87

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 48 (39 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.88
Louisiana average:

3.79


Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Ruston

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

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

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Zip codes: 71272.


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