ZACHARY, La. (BRPROUD) – The Zachary Police Department announced that the city of Zachary is in the top 10 safest cities in the state.

According to, Louisiana was reported to have the highest property crime rate in the nation. Violent crime rose by 14%.

10 Safest Cities in Louisiana for 2022

  1. Harahan
  2. Mandeville
  3. Youngsville
  4. Scott
  5. Kenner
  6. Zachary
  7. Broussard
  8. Gretna
  9. Slidell
  10. Sulphur

To identify the safest cities of 2022, analyzed the 2020 FBI crime report statistics and the population thresholds for each state.