Louisiana criminal records and arrest data
Louisiana, a southeastern state that sits on the Gulf of Mexico with a population of 4.684 million people there are thousands of public records that can be found within Louisiana. In this guide we will provide all the information required to find public records data, specifically criminal records.
From accessing data from courthouses to Sheriff stations this guide will cover all bases into finding Louisiana criminal records online and even in person if need be.
Total Area – 52,271 square miles
Rank among states in total area – 31st
Capital – Baton Rouge
Number of parishes – 64
How to find Louisiana criminal records
There are a few ways to find criminal records in Louisiana. One being to contact the courthouse for records. This can be done in most cases by visiting the online website for the courthouse and find the section to search for records. From this page you would be able to search for records by a first and last name from the courts.
Depending on your location, and if you know the county that the criminal record would be in, you can actual visit the county clerks office and search for records in person. Before doing this you should call and make sure you bring the required information with you, including money as some of these records may have a cost associated with them.
Louisiana Department of Justice
Finding a search service that specialize in public records like criminal and arrest records can help save time and money. Data is pulled by searching thousands of data sources with just a first and last name. Reports are then displayed within an easy-to-read report that the users can view.
The online portion of a Sheriff office in most instances will have a way to search for records like warrants, and sex offenders. Open warrants are particular useful to show on law enforcement sites so they can show the public. The public in return helps in providing tips to help police solve the cases.
East Baton Rouge
St. John The Baptist
West Baton Rouge
Louisiana crime statistics
The below data comes from the Federal Bureau of Investigations. This data is compiled over years and is an important part of showing the public crime rates across the Country.
All of the below stats are based off of 100,000 people