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Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 10,832 total crimes reported in Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana (1,830 of them violent). Of the 1,083 crimes that take place per year in Natchitoches Parish, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana every 8 hours. This includes 13 murders, 81 rapes, and at least six thousand thefts (including 427 car thefts).

Crime Trends

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana for all 10 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Natchitoches Parish has been reduced by 120%. Throughout the same period of time, violent crime improved by 50%. By and large, the crime data indicate a significant improvement in crime over the last 10 years in Natchitoches Parish. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to five hundred for Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana in 2009.

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

Please take note that these graphs show reported crime rates and some sudden changes in crime data are the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in parishes like Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana (1999-2008)

You are discouraged against over-analyzing ranking data to decide 'how dangerous' a certain location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or disparities in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual table bars to see crime rates in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

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