The city of Lafayette, with a total population of 5,251, experienced 576 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, the arrest rate totaled 388.50 per 10,000 residents. This represents a 22.73% difference making Lafayette higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. Of those, 12 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Lafayette also handled 192 arrests for property crimes during 2017.
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The city of Lafayette experienced a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Lafayette totaled 12 violent crimes and 192 non-violent crimes.
During 2007-2017, Lafayette experienced 160 violent crimes. Of those, 1 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, another 5 were for legacy rape, 11 were for robbery, and 143 were for aggravated assault.
It is situated in Macon county, Tennessee with a total number of 22 employees - 0 female, 15 male officers and 7 civilians. Lafayette PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is TN0560100, it belongs to the East South Central division in the South region with a region code of Region III.