Reported Annual Crime In Shreveport

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleShreveport/100k peopleLouisiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime12,663n/a (estimate)6,5293,9242,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleShreveport/100k peopleLouisiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder52n/a26.812.45.3
Rape152n/a78.439.941.7
Robbery498n/a256.8114.498.0
Assault1,148n/a591.9390.3248.9
Violent crime1,850n/a (estimate)954557383
Burglary2,256n/a1,163.3731.5430.4
Theft7,673n/a3,956.42,401.31,694.4
Vehicle theft884n/a455.8234.0237.4
Property crime10,813n/a (estimate)5,5763,3672,362
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Shreveport, 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 66% higher than the average of crimes committed in Louisiana. It is also 138% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Shreveport, LA shows a crime rate that is 71% higher than the Louisiana average. The crime rate is also 149% higher than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Shreveport, LA is shown to be 66% higher than the Louisiana average and 136% higher than the national average.
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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 low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Shreveport crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Shreveport is 138% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 17.89 daily crimes that occur in Shreveport.
  • Shreveport is safer than 2% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Shreveport you have a 1 in 16 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Shreveport has increased by 10%.

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Daily Crime In Shreveport (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Shreveport, LA on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Louisiana. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Shreveport, LA (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Louisiana state wide, are 1.66 times more than the state average and 2.38 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Shreveport, LA on a daily bases are 1.71 times more than than Louisiana average and 2.49 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Shreveport, LA are 1.66 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, LA compared to other cities in Louisiana and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Shreveport, LA is safer than 13% of the cities in Louisiana and 2% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Louisiana and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Shreveport, LA. Overall, Shreveport, LA 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 105
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Shreveport is 1 in 18
The chance of being a victim of crime in Shreveport is 1 in 16
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Shreveport, LA? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Shreveport, LA, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 105. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 18 that you become a victim. 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, LA is 1 in 16.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Shreveport, 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 Shreveport, LA has increased by 16%, while the property crime rate in Shreveport, LA has increased by 9% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Shreveport, LA has increased by 10% 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
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
Haughton, LA3,3950454454
Benton, LA1,9092541,5361,791
Eastwood, LA4,6492591,5631,821
Lakeview, LA1,2672591,5631,822
Blanchard, LA2,97301,9771,977
Red Chute, LA6,6773702,2392,610
Greenwood, LA3,214952,7662,862
Shreveport, LA198,5719545,5766,529

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Akron, OH198,5086984,2354,932
Huntington Beach, CA198,7242282,1192,347
Glendale, CA197,8951351,5411,676
Little Rock, AR197,6401,6346,9328,566
Amarillo, TX197,5707554,3725,127
Shreveport, LA198,5719545,5766,529
Source: The Shreveport, LA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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