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Assumption Parish, Louisiana Crime Statistics

This webpage contains crime data for Assumption Parish, Louisiana. You can look at the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime rates over time, and see how Assumption Parish compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records links for Assumption Parish, Louisiana, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.

Total Crime

Between 2002 and 2008 there were 2,668 total crimes reported in Assumption Parish, Louisiana (750 of them violent). Of the 445 crimes that transpire each year in Assumption Parish, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Assumption Parish, Louisiana every 19 hours. This includes 2 murders, 15 rapes, and close to two thousand thefts (including 136 automobile thefts).

Total Crime in Assumption Parish, Louisiana (2002-2003, 2005-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000, 2001 or 2004, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Assumption Parish, Louisiana for 6 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Assumption Parish has climbed by 99 per-cent. In the course of that same period, violent crime rose by 98 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a rapid worsening in crime over the last 6 years in Assumption Parish. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit close to seven hundred for Assumption Parish, Louisiana in 2009.

Crime Trends Assumption Parish, Louisiana (2002-2003, 2005-2008)

Bear in mind that these graphs show reported crime data and large changes in crime rates can be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in parishes like Assumption Parish, Louisiana (2002-2003, 2005-2008)

Individuals are dissuaded against drawing conclusions from ranking data to determine 'how dangerous' a particular location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or discrepencies in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual figure bars to see crime data in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

Assumption Parish, Louisiana law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Assumption Parish conform to the FBI data quality guidelines. For more information, and a description of the statistical methods and data algorithms used by RecordsPedia, please visit our methodology section.