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Caddo Parish, Louisiana Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 165,446 total crimes reported in Caddo Parish, Louisiana (21,507 of them violent). Of the 16,545 crimes that happen every year in Caddo Parish, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Caddo Parish, Louisiana every 31 minutes. This includes 375 murders, 1,285 rapes, and greater than one hundred and nine thousand thefts (including 12,611 auto thefts).

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Caddo Parish, Louisiana for all 10 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Caddo Parish has lessened by 35%. During that same interval, violent crime grew by 4%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a slight reduction in crime over the last 10 years in Caddo Parish. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to fifteen thousand for Caddo Parish, Louisiana in 2009.

Crime Trends in Caddo Parish, Louisiana (1999-2008)

Keep in mind that these graphs show reported crime numbers and certain sharp changes in crime figures might be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in parishes like Caddo Parish, Louisiana (1999-2008)

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Crime Data Information

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