The county of Iberia had 3,451 arrests during the past three years. For 2016, the arrest rate was 185.61 per 100,000 residents. This is 74.89% lower than the national average of 739.12 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 136 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Iberia also processed 0 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Acadia and Ascension, Iberia is a safer place to live.
The most popular crime committed in Iberia is larceny/theft totaling 1,083, followed by burglary, and then aggravated assault.
Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Iberia County has a higher rate of violent crime. For 2016, Iberia tallied 136 violent crimes and 0 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 739.12, Iberia is lower by 74.89% than the national average.