Evangeline County had 1,505 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2017 the arrest rate was 1,584.15 per 100.000 population which is by 114.36% higher than the National average of 739.02 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2017 arrests 54 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Bossier and county Caddo it’s a more dangerous place to live in.
Currently, the most popular arrest in Evangeline is larceny/theft - 326 arrests followed by burglary - 112 and aggravated assault - 49 arrests.
Violent crime in Evangeline County is considered rape and sexual assault, robbery, and assault. For the recent years the violent crime rate has increased along with the non-violent crime rate. Compared to the national average of - 100.65 per 100.000 people the overall violent crime rate for the county is by 59.16% higher.