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Total crime 11%
Violent crime 76%
Property crime 26%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDeRidder/100k peopleLouisiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime311n/a (estimate)2,8743,8142,580
Murder1n/a9.211.45.0
Rape3n/a27.744.742.6
Robbery0n/a0.098.086.2
Assault6n/a55.5383.4246.8
Violent crime10n/a (estimate)92538381
Burglary75n/a693.2668.1376.0
Theft213n/a1,968.62,360.41,594.6
Vehicle theft13n/a120.1247.6228.9
Property crime301n/a (estimate)2,7823,2762,200

Key findings

  • DeRidder crime rates are 11% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in DeRidder are 76% lower than the national average
  • In DeRidder you have a 1 in 35 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • DeRidder is safer than 43% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in DeRidder has increased by 33%

DeRidder crime map

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The DeRidder crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in DeRidder as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The DeRidder crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In DeRidder (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in DeRidder, LA per 100,000 people. In DeRidder, the total number of daily crimes is 1.33 times less than the Louisiana average and 1.11 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in DeRidder is 5.82 times less than the Louisiana average and 4.12 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, DeRidder has a daily crime rate that is 1.18 times less than the Louisiana average and 1.26 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is DeRidder (higher is better)

      Is DeRidder safe in comparison to other cities in the state of Louisiana as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in DeRidder to other cities in the state and across the country, DeRidder is 67% safer than other cities of Louisiana and 43% safer than other cities in the nation. DeRidder has a ranks below average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in DeRidder

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in DeRidder is 1 in 1083
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in DeRidder is 1 in 36
      The chance of being a victim of crime in DeRidder is 1 in 35
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in DeRidder, Louisiana? If you reside in DeRidder, then there is a 1 in 1083 chance that you will experience a violent crime. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 36. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 35 risk that you will become a victim of crime in DeRidder.

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

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in DeRidder, Louisiana (per 100,000 people) is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live. The amount of violent crime in DeRidder has decreased by 49%, the amount of property crime in DeRidder has increased by 40%, and the total amount of crime in DeRidder has increased by 33% year over year.

      DeRidder police department

      ItemDeRidderLouisianaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a7,311558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a4.23.3

      Sex offenders in Louisiana

      StateTotal offendersLouisiana /100KNational /100K
      Louisiana12,948286266
      There are a total of 12,948 sex offenders in Louisiana. This yields a total of 286 sex offenders in Louisiana per 100,000 residents which is 8% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Rosepine, LA2,1222561,5571,812
      Merryville, LA1,0852851,7372,023
      DeRidder, LA10,918922,7822,874

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      East Liverpool, OH10,9193943,0663,460
      Echelon, NJ10,9202481,6781,926
      North Lindenhurst, NY10,9203251,3351,660
      Sturgis, MI10,9215652,3992,964
      Soquel, CA10,9123201,7062,027
      DeRidder, LA10,918922,7822,874
      Source: The DeRidder, LA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.