Sulphur has a population of 20,247. During the past three years, Sulphur saw 2,934 arrests. For 2017, the Sulphur's arrest rate totaled 460.81 per 10,000 residents. This increase of 45.57% makes Sulphur higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 95 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Sulphur also totaled 838 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Iowa and Lake Charles, Sulphur is a safer place to live.
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Overall, Sulphur had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Sulphur averaged 95 violent crimes and 838 non-violent crimes.
The city of Sulphur experienced 1,306 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 6 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 47 was for legacy rape and 11 was for revised rape. The robbery total was 126, and the aggravated assault total was 1,129.