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Jackson, Louisiana Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2007 there were 731 total crimes reported in Jackson, Louisiana (186 of them violent). Of the 104 crimes that occur a year in Jackson, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Jackson, Louisiana 104 times a year. This includes 1 murder, 1 rape, and more than four hundred thefts (including 19 motor vehicle thefts).

Total Crime in Jackson, Louisiana (2001-2007)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000 or 2008, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Jackson, Louisiana for 7 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Jackson increased by 5 percent. Over that same time frame, violent crime increased by 39 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a gradual decrease in crime over these years in Jackson.

Crime Trends in Jackson, Louisiana (2001-2007)

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

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Crime Data Information

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