Reported Annual Crime In Leesville

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLeesville/100k peopleLouisiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime554n/a (estimate)8,5283,8932,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLeesville/100k peopleLouisiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a30.810.34.9
Rape4n/a61.636.938.6
Robbery6n/a92.4118.8101.9
Assault40n/a615.8373.7237.8
Violent crime52n/a (estimate)800540373
Burglary91n/a1,400.9759.0491.4
Theft394n/a6,065.32,385.81,775.4
Vehicle theft17n/a261.7208.6220.2
Property crime502n/a (estimate)7,7283,3532,487
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Leesville, LA is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 119% higher than the average of crimes committed in Louisiana. It is also 198% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Leesville, LA shows a crime rate that is 48% higher than the Louisiana average. The crime rate is also 115% higher than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Leesville, LA is shown to be 130% higher than the Louisiana average and 211% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Leesville is 198% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 23.37 daily crimes that occur in Leesville.
  • Leesville is safer than 3% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Leesville you have a 1 in 12 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Leesville has increased by 5%.

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Daily Crime In Leesville (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Leesville, LA is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Louisiana and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Leesville, LA are 2.19 times more than the Louisiana average and 2.98 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Leesville, LA are 1.48 times more than than Louisiana and 2.15 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Leesville, LA are 2.30 times more than than Louisiana and 3.11 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Leesville (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Leesville, LA in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Louisiana as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Leesville, LA to other cities in the state and across the country, Leesville, LA is 16% safer than other cities of Louisiana and 3% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Louisiana cities and all around the United States, Leesville, LA has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Leesville, LA crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Leesville

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Leesville is 1 in 125
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Leesville is 1 in 13
The chance of being a victim of crime in Leesville is 1 in 12
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Leesville, LA? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Leesville, LA your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 125. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 13 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Leesville, LA is 1 in 12.

Year Over Year Crime In Leesville (per 100,000 people)

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Leesville, LA is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Leesville, LA has increased by 33%, while the property crime rate in Leesville, LA has increased by 3% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Leesville, LA has increased by 5% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Leesville police department

ItemLeesvilleLouisianaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)307,311556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a4.23.3

Sex offenders in Louisiana

StateTotal offendersLouisiana /100KNational /100K
Louisiana11,025243222
There are a total of 11,025 sex offenders in Louisiana. This yields a total of 243 sex offenders in Louisiana per 100,000 residents which is 9% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Anacoco, LA1,0772101,3071,517
Rosepine, LA1,8552431,5061,749
New Llano, LA2,6062581,5991,857
Hornbeck, LA4687074,3875,094
Leesville, LA6,6568007,7288,528

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Quantico Base, VA6,6562222,1132,335
Clifton Heights, PA6,6564651,7242,188
Piñon Hills, CA6,6544742,9143,388
Grove, OK6,6583123,1033,414
Hudson, NY6,6583671,7272,094
Leesville, LA6,6568007,7288,528
Source: The Leesville, LA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.