Shreveport has a population of 193,937. During the past three years, Shreveport saw 37,016 arrests. For 2017, the Shreveport's arrest rate totaled 652.94 per 10,000 residents. This increase of 106.27% makes Shreveport higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 1,850 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Shreveport also totaled 10,813 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Blanchard and Greenwood, Shreveport is a more dangerous place to live.
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Most of the city arrests fall into 21-30 age group - 41.8%, the least crimes have committed people between 81-90 - 0.1%. When looking at arrest numbers - a great number of arrestees belonged to Black race, whilst the least arrests had Hispanic race.
Overall, Shreveport had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Shreveport averaged 1,850 violent crimes and 10,813 non-violent crimes.
The city of Shreveport experienced 18,673 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 316 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 1,233 was for legacy rape and 84 was for revised rape. The robbery total was 4,872, and the aggravated assault total was 12,168.