Ville Platte has a population of 7,244. During the past three years, Ville Platte saw 1,540 arrests. For 2017, the Ville Platte's arrest rate totaled 730.26 per 10,000 residents. This increase of 130.7% makes Ville Platte higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 40 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Ville Platte also totaled 489 arrests for property crimes during 2017.
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Overall, Ville Platte had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Ville Platte averaged 40 violent crimes and 489 non-violent crimes.
The city of Ville Platte experienced 124 violent crimes during 2015-2017. Of that total, 1 was for legacy rape. The robbery total was 33, and the aggravated assault total was 90.