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Total crime 133%
Violent crime 119%
Property crime 136%
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 peopleShreveport/100k peopleLouisiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime11,472n/a (estimate)6,0123,8142,580
Murder49n/a25.711.45.0
Rape123n/a64.544.742.6
Robbery335n/a175.698.086.2
Assault1,081n/a566.5383.4246.8
Violent crime1,588n/a (estimate)832538381
Burglary1,832n/a960.1668.1376.0
Theft7,241n/a3,794.92,360.41,594.6
Vehicle theft811n/a425.0247.6228.9
Property crime9,884n/a (estimate)5,1803,2762,200

Key findings

  • Shreveport crime rates are 133% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Shreveport are 119% higher than the national average
  • In Shreveport you have a 1 in 17 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Shreveport is safer than 3% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Shreveport has decreased by 8%

Shreveport crime map

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The Shreveport crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Shreveport 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 Shreveport crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Shreveport (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Shreveport on a daily basis (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Louisiana and the USA. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Shreveport (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Louisiana, are 1.58 times more than the state average and 2.33 times more than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Shreveport on a daily basis are 1.55 times more than than Louisiana average and 2.19 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Shreveport are 1.58 times more than the daily state average and 2.36 times more than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Shreveport (higher is better)

      How safe is Shreveport, Louisiana compared to other cities in Louisiana and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Shreveport is safer than 19% of the cities in Louisiana and 3% of the cities in the United States. These results are calculated by analyzing all cities in Louisiana and across the US as a whole and determining how many areas have a lower crime rate than Shreveport. Overall, Shreveport is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Shreveport

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Shreveport is 1 in 121
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Shreveport is 1 in 20
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Shreveport is 1 in 17
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Shreveport? If you reside in Shreveport, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 121. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 20 change that you will become a victim of a property crime. These sorts of crimes against personal property include: burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Shreveport, is 1 in 17.

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

      The year over year change in crime per 100,000 people helps to understand whether crime in Shreveport, LA is on the rise or declining. The violent crime rate in Shreveport has decreased by 13%, while the property crime rate in Shreveport has decreased by 7% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Shreveport has decreased by 8% with regards to total crimes year over year.

      Shreveport police department

      ItemShreveportLouisianaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)6617,311558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.34.23.3
      There are a total of 661 Shreveport police officers. This results in 3.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 22.7% less than the Louisiana average and 0.6% greater than the National average.

      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
      Benton, LA1,9092461,4951,740
      Eastwood, LA4,6492501,5201,770
      Lakeview, LA1,2672501,5211,770
      Blanchard, LA2,973321,8941,926
      Greenwood, LA3,2143772,0422,419
      Red Chute, LA6,6773582,1792,536
      Haughton, LA3,3954382,5993,036
      Shreveport, LA198,5718325,1806,012

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Akron, OH198,5088623,6214,483
      Huntington Beach, CA198,7242111,9632,174
      Glendale, CA197,895991,5191,618
      Little Rock, AR197,6401,4466,5487,994
      Amarillo, TX197,5708074,1945,000
      Shreveport, LA198,5718325,1806,012
      Source: The Shreveport, 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.