2021 Hate Crime Statistics for Louisiana

Louisiana 2021 Hate Crimes Factsheet: For more information about hate crimes in Louisiana during 2021, please download this factsheet. There you will find charts and statistics showing the types of hate crimes and bias motivations for hate crimes reported in Louisiana.

Case Examples


January 25, 2023

Louisiana Man Sentenced to 45 Years for Kidnapping and Attempting to Murder a Gay Man as Part of Hate Crime Scheme Targeting Users of a Dating App for Gay Men

August 18, 2021

FBI New Orleans Encourages the Public to Report Hate Crimes

July 14, 2021

Aaron Ahlquist Presented with the 2020 FBI Director’s Community Leadership Award

March 18, 2021

Louisiana Man Indicted for Attempted Murder of a Gay Man and Plot to Kidnap and Murder Other Gay Men

November 2, 2020

Louisiana Man Sentenced for Arson of Three African-American Churches

February 10, 2020

Louisiana Man Pleads Guilty to Burning Three Baptist Churches in St. Landry Parish

October 31, 2019

Louisiana Man Sentenced for Violating Civil Rights of Woman with Disabilities

June 13, 2019

Louisiana Man Sentenced for Conspiring to Violate the Federal Housing Rights of Woman with Disabilities

June 12, 2019

Louisiana Man Charged with Federal Hate Crimes for Setting Fire to Three St. Landry Parish Churches

May 20, 2019

Louisiana Couple Pleads Guilty to Criminal Civil Rights Charges for Abusing Woman With Disabilities

April 10, 2019

Statement by U.S. Attorney David C. Joseph on church burnings in St. Landry Parish | USAO-WDLA | Department of Justice

February 14, 2019

New Orleans Man Sentenced For Hate Crime in Shooting of Three African-American Men Attempting To Evacuate After Hurricane Katrina

October 18, 2018

New Orleans Man Pleads Guilty to Hate Crime in Shooting of Three African-American Men Attempting to Evacuate After Hurricane Katrina

July 26, 2018

Amite Residents Charged with Civil Rights Crimes for Abusing Family Member with Disabilities

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DOJ Offices



FBI Field Offices

New Orleans
2901 Leon C. Simon Boulevard
New Orleans, LA 70126

T: 504.816.3000



US Attorney's Offices

Eastern District of Louisiana

Middle District of Louisiana

Western District of Louisiana



CRS Regional Offices

Southwestern Regional Office
1999 Bryan Street
Suite 2050
Dallas, TX 75201

T: 214.655.8175
F: 214.655.8184


Southwestern Field Office
515 Rusk Avenue
Suite 12605
Houston, TX 77002

T: 713.718.4861
F: 713.718.4862

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Updated March 27, 2023

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