The city of Gretna, with a total population of 17,923, experienced 1,931 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, the arrest rate totaled 334.77 per 10,000 residents. This represents a 5.76% difference making Gretna higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. Of those, 39 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Gretna also handled 561 arrests for property crimes during 2017. Compared to Kenner and New Orleans, Gretna is a safer place to live.
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The city of Gretna experienced a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Gretna totaled 39 violent crimes and 561 non-violent crimes.
During 2007-2017, Gretna experienced 1,016 violent crimes. Of those, 22 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, 3 were for revised rape, another 57 were for legacy rape, 287 were for robbery, and 647 were for aggravated assault.