The city of Lafayette, with a total population of 72,274, experienced 10,159 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, the arrest rate totaled 415.23 per 10,000 residents. This represents a 31.17% difference making Lafayette higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. Of those, 364 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Lafayette also handled 2,637 arrests for property crimes during 2017.
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The city of Lafayette experienced a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Lafayette totaled 364 violent crimes and 2,637 non-violent crimes.
During 2007-2017, Lafayette experienced 3,983 violent crimes. Of those, 23 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, another 396 were for legacy rape, 795 were for robbery, and 2,769 were for aggravated assault.
It is situated in Tippecanoe county, Indiana with a total number of 181 employees - 6 female, 127 male officers and 48 civilians. Lafayette PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is IN0790100, it belongs to the East North Central division in the Midwest region with a region code of Region II.