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Richland Parish, Louisiana Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2003 and 2008 there were 722 total crimes reported in Richland Parish, Louisiana (37 of them violent). Of the 181 crimes that take place per year in Richland Parish, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Richland Parish, Louisiana 181 times a year. This includes 1 murder, 8 rapes, and just about five hundred thefts (including 56 car thefts).

Total Crime in Richland Parish, Louisiana (2003, 2005-2006, 2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2004 or 2007, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Richland Parish, Louisiana for 4 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Richland Parish has been reduced by 13%. Throughout the same period of time, violent crime improved by 13%. By and large, the crime data indicate a general improvement in crime over the last 4 years in Richland Parish. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to two hundred for Richland Parish, Louisiana in 2009.

Crime Trends Richland Parish, Louisiana (2003, 2005-2006, 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 Richland Parish, Louisiana (2003, 2005-2006, 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

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