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Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 2,808 total crimes reported in Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana (378 of them violent). Of the 468 crimes that take place per year in Avoyelles Parish, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana every 18 hours. This includes 3 murders, 30 rapes, and just about two thousand thefts (including 88 car thefts).

Total Crime in Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana (2001-2004, 2007-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000, 2005 or 2006, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana for 6 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Avoyelles Parish has been reduced by 22%. Throughout the same period of time, violent crime improved by 31%. By and large, the crime data indicate a significant improvement in crime over the last 6 years in Avoyelles Parish. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to three hundred for Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana in 2009.

Crime Trends Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana (2001-2004, 2007-2008)

Please take note that these graphs show reported crime rates and some sudden changes in crime data are the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in parishes like Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana (2001-2004, 2007-2008)

You are discouraged against over-analyzing ranking data to decide 'how dangerous' a certain location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or disparities in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual table bars to see crime rates in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Avoyelles 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.