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Franklin Parish, Louisiana Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2003 and 2008 there were 1,195 total crimes reported in Franklin Parish, Louisiana (132 of them violent). Of the 239 crimes that occur a year in Franklin Parish, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Franklin Parish, Louisiana 239 times a year. This includes 2 murders, 5 rapes, and nearly seven hundred thefts (including 51 motor vehicle thefts).

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

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

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Franklin Parish, Louisiana for 5 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Franklin Parish decreased by 75 percent. Over the same time frame, violent crime fell by 282 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a sudden decrease in crime over the last 5 years in Franklin Parish. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to two hundred for Franklin Parish, Louisiana in 2009.

Crime Trends in Franklin Parish, Louisiana (2003, 2005-2008)

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 Franklin Parish, Louisiana (2003, 2005-2008)

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

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