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Marksville, Louisiana Crime Statistics

This webpage contains crime data for Marksville, Louisiana. You can look at the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime rates over time, and see how Marksville compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records links for Marksville, Louisiana, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 1,686 total crimes reported in Marksville, Louisiana (274 of them violent). Of the 422 crimes that transpire each year in Marksville, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Marksville, Louisiana every 20 hours. This includes 3 murders, 18 rapes, and over one thousand thefts (including 47 automobile thefts).

Total Crime in Marksville, Louisiana (2001-2003, 2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000, 2004, 2005, 2006 or 2007, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Marksville, Louisiana for 4 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Marksville has climbed by 2 per-cent. In the course of the same period, violent crime dropped by 19 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a slow worsening in crime over the last 4 years in Marksville. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit close to five hundred for Marksville, Louisiana in 2009.

Crime Trends in Marksville, Louisiana (2001-2003, 2008)

Bear in mind that these graphs show reported crime data and large changes in crime rates can be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in cities like Marksville, Louisiana (2001-2003, 2008)

Individuals are dissuaded against drawing conclusions from ranking data to determine 'how dangerous' a particular location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or discrepencies in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual figure bars to see crime data in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

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