Calcasieu County, LA Arrest Records

Calcasieu County, LA is among the safest counties in the USA with 2.61 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has higher total crime rate than Ouachita, Rapides, Lafourche, Lafayette, Livingston counties in Louisiana.
Calcasieu County, LA property crime rate is 21.02 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 2,714 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that decreased by 2.27% compared to 2015.

Calcasieu County, LA Crime Rate

Total arrests in Calcasieu County in 2016 decreased by 0.92% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes decreased from 526 to 523 while non-violent crime decreased by 0.96% from 4,257 to 4,216.

5 Crimes In Calcasieu County, LA in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 2,714
Burglary 1,227
Aggravated assault 434
Motor vehicle theft 275
Revised rape 52

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Calcasieu County decreased by 0.57% from 2015 and increased by 39.47% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 375 to 523. In 2016 violent crime rate in Calcasieu County was 44.44% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.261%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Calcasieu County decreased by 0.96% from 2015 and increased by 8.3% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 3,893 to 4,216. In 2016 property crime rate in Calcasieu County was 26.06% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 2.102%.

How Calcasieu stands up against other counties

Calcasieu vs. Lafayette

You’ll be in more risk in Calcasieu compared to Lafayette county that had 66.02% lower crime rate compared to Calcasieu county according to the FBI.
Rape rates of 0.2592 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 0.0199 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0373 in Lafayette county.
Burglary rates of 6.1166 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and higher than average 1.4540 in Lafayette county.

Calcasieu vs. Ouachita

You’ll be in more risk in Calcasieu compared to Ouachita county that had 16.44% lower crime rate compared to Calcasieu county according to the FBI.
Murder rates of 0.0299 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.0614 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.0319 in Ouachita county.
Burglary rates of 6.1166 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and higher than average 5.5739 in Ouachita county.

Names with the most arrests in Calcasieu

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Calcasieu, Louisiana, the most crimes, that's 34.69% of all records in county are committed by the people aged between 21-30.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Calcasieu County is 0.29% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 6.47 daily crimes that occur in Calcasieu County.
  • Calcasieu, LA is more violent than Lafayette.
  • In Calcasieu County you have a 1 in 42 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Calcasieu, LA have decreased by 0.92%.

Names in Calcasieu County