Vernon County, LA Arrest Records

Vernon County, LA is among the safest counties in the USA with 1.72 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.
Vernon County, LA property crime rate is 10.92 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 419 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that decreased by 15.86% compared to 2015.

Vernon County, LA Crime Rate

Total arrests in Vernon County in 2016 decreased by 16.25% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes decreased from 119 to 87 while non-violent crime decreased by 14.29% from 644 to 552.

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

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 419
Burglary 96
Aggravated assault 76
Motor vehicle theft 37
Revised rape 5

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Vernon County decreased by 26.89% from 2015 and decreased by 25% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 116 to 87. In 2016 violent crime rate in Vernon County was 63.34% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.172%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Vernon County decreased by 14.29% from 2015 and decreased by 22.8% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 715 to 552. In 2016 property crime rate in Vernon County was 61.6% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 1.092%.

How Vernon stands up against other counties

Vernon vs. Lincoln

You’ll be in more risk in Vernon compared to Lincoln county that had 56.24% lower crime rate compared to Vernon county according to the FBI.
Robbery rates of 0.0395 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 1.3602 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.0838 in Lincoln county.
Burglary rates of 1.8984 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and higher than average 1.2357 in Lincoln county.

Vernon vs. Washington

You’ll be in more safety in Vernon compared to Washington county that had 50.89% higher crime rate compared to Vernon county according to the FBI.
Murder rates of 0.0791 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 0.0614 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0216 in Washington county.
Larceny rates of 8.2857 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 20.5437 per 1,000 people and lower than average 8.9398 in Washington county.

Names with the most arrests in Vernon

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Vernon, Louisiana, the most crimes, that's 34.85% of all records in county are committed by the people aged between 21-30.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Vernon County is 0.62% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 3.46 daily crimes that occur in Vernon County.
  • Vernon, LA is more violent than Lincoln.
  • In Vernon County you have a 1 in 79 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Vernon, LA have decreased by 16.25%.

Cities in Vernon County

Names in Vernon County