Plaquemines County, LA Arrest Records

Plaquemines County, LA is among the safest counties in the USA with 1.62 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has lower total crime rate than Jefferson, Tangipahoa, Calcasieu, Ouachita, Rapides counties in Louisiana.
Plaquemines County, LA property crime rate is 9.63 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 168 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that increased by 86.67% compared to 2015.

Plaquemines County, LA Crime Rate

Total arrests in Plaquemines County in 2016 increased by 50% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes increased from 31 to 38 while non-violent crime increased by 55.86% from 145 to 226.

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

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 168
Burglary 53
Aggravated assault 29
Revised rape 5
Motor vehicle theft 5

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Plaquemines County increased by 22.58% from 2015 and decreased by 7.32% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 41 to 38. In 2016 violent crime rate in Plaquemines County was 65.49% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.162%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Plaquemines County increased by 55.86% from 2015 and decreased by 41.6% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 387 to 226. In 2016 property crime rate in Plaquemines County was 66.11% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.963%.

How Plaquemines stands up against other counties

Plaquemines vs. Sabine

You’ll be in more risk in Plaquemines compared to Sabine county that had 41.43% lower crime rate compared to Plaquemines county according to the FBI.
Assault rates of 1.2359 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8422 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.2502 in Sabine county.
Larceny rates of 7.1599 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 20.5437 per 1,000 people and higher than average 4.7963 in Sabine county.

Plaquemines vs. Assumption

You’ll be in more safety in Plaquemines compared to Assumption county that had 27.28% higher crime rate compared to Plaquemines county according to the FBI.
Rape rates of 0.2131 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 0.0199 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.1322 in Assumption county.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 0.2131 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.4406 in Assumption county.

Names with the most arrests in Plaquemines

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Plaquemines, Louisiana, the most crimes, that's 38.54% of all records in county are committed by the people aged between 21-30.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Plaquemines County is 0.66% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 3.08 daily crimes that occur in Plaquemines County.
  • Plaquemines, LA is more violent than Sabine.
  • In Plaquemines County you have a 1 in 89 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Plaquemines, LA have increased by 50%.

Plaquemines Police Departments

Names in Plaquemines County