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Ponchatoula, LA Arrest Record Search

Ponchatoula has a population of 7,317. During the past three years, Ponchatoula saw 1,949 arrests. For 2017, the Ponchatoula's arrest rate totaled 968.98 per 10,000 residents. This increase of 206.11% makes Ponchatoula higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 83 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Ponchatoula also totaled 626 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Independence and Kentwood, Ponchatoula is a more dangerous place to live.

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  • 709Number of arrests in the city for 2017
  • 968.98Crime Rate
  • 113.43Violent Crime Rate
  • 855.54Property Crime Rate

Violent vs. Non-Violent Crimes

Overall, Ponchatoula had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Ponchatoula averaged 83 violent crimes and 626 non-violent crimes.

Ponchatoula Violent Crime Types from 2007-2017

The city of Ponchatoula experienced 816 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 2 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 28 was for legacy rape. The robbery total was 113, and the aggravated assault total was 673.

Total Crime Rate in Ponchatoula

YearCrime Rate
20071,185.14
2008965.75
2009911.77
2010649.91
2011877.78
2012871.26
2013559.67
2014798.44
2015904.54
2016848.21
2017968.98
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