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Caldwell Parish, Louisiana Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2003 and 2008 there were 886 total crimes reported in Caldwell Parish, Louisiana (137 of them violent). Of the 222 crimes that occur a year in Caldwell Parish, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Caldwell Parish, Louisiana 222 times a year. This includes 2 murders, 3 rapes, and nearly five hundred thefts (including 43 motor vehicle thefts).

Total Crime in Caldwell Parish, Louisiana (2003, 2005-2006, 2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2004 or 2007, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Caldwell Parish, Louisiana for 4 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Caldwell Parish increased by 69 percent. Over that same time frame, violent crime increased by 60 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a sudden increase in crime over the last 4 years in Caldwell Parish. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit more than four hundred for Caldwell Parish, Louisiana in 2009.

Crime Trends Caldwell Parish, Louisiana (2003, 2005-2006, 2008)

Remember that these graphs show reported crime figures and some step offs in crime numbers may be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in parishes like Caldwell Parish, Louisiana (2003, 2005-2006, 2008)

Visitors are cautioned against interpreting ranking data to determine 'how dangerous' a certain location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or differences in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual graph bars to see crime figures in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

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