Lafayette, Louisiana

Lafayette is the 5th largest city in Louisiana with a 2010 population of 115,378, saw their robbery rates go from 286 in 2009 to 240 in 2010 a 16% reduction, alongside this reduction was Lafayette’s violent crime rate reduction of 15.7%.  Property crime incidents fell a mild 6% since 2009’s 7,451 that fell to 2010’s 6,989 crimes.  Source: FBI Uniform Crime Reports