Crime Stats In Baton Rouge

POSTED: Tuesday, March 24, 2009 - 6:29am

UPDATED: Thursday, June 3, 2010 - 10:58pm

Baton Rouge was named one of the 50 most dangerous cities.

CQ Press published the report.

The 2008 study placed Baton Rouge at number 31, when it came to the most crime-ridden cities.
Metro Baton Rouge came in at number 20 for most violent metropolitan areas.

EBR Sheriff Sid Gautreaux said violent crime is down in the parish, but admits there's more work to be done.