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Lincoln Parish, Louisiana Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 12,920 total crimes reported in Lincoln Parish, Louisiana (1,448 of them violent). Of the 1,292 crimes that happen every year in Lincoln Parish, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Lincoln Parish, Louisiana every 6 hours. This includes 19 murders, 51 rapes, and almost nine thousand thefts (including 444 auto thefts).

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Lincoln Parish, Louisiana for all 10 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Lincoln Parish has grown by 15%. During that same interval, violent crime grew by 38%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a slight growth in crime over the last 10 years in Lincoln Parish. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit greater than one thousand for Lincoln Parish, Louisiana in 2009.

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

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Crime Data Information

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