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Morehouse Parish, Louisiana Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2003 and 2008 there were 2,374 total crimes reported in Morehouse Parish, Louisiana (192 of them violent). Of the 475 crimes that happen every year in Morehouse Parish, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Morehouse Parish, Louisiana every 18 hours. This includes 6 murders, 13 rapes, and almost two thousand thefts (including 82 auto thefts).

Total Crime in Morehouse 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

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Morehouse Parish, Louisiana for 5 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Morehouse Parish has lessened by 5%. During the same interval, violent crime decreased by 87%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a slight reduction in crime over the last 5 years in Morehouse Parish. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to five hundred for Morehouse Parish, Louisiana in 2009.

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

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 Morehouse Parish, Louisiana (2003, 2005-2008)

Users are warned against reading into ranking data to decide 'how dangerous' a given location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or variations in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual chart bars to see crime numbers in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

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