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Union Parish, Louisiana Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 2,465 total crimes reported in Union Parish, Louisiana (506 of them violent). Of the 308 crimes that transpire each year in Union Parish, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Union Parish, Louisiana 308 times a year. This includes 4 murders, 13 rapes, and over one thousand thefts (including 40 automobile thefts).

Total Crime in Union Parish, Louisiana (2001-2008)

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

Crime Trends

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Union Parish, Louisiana for 8 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Union Parish has diminished by 10 per-cent. In the course of that same period, violent crime rose by 46 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a slow drop off in crime over the last 8 years in Union Parish. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to two hundred for Union Parish, Louisiana in 2009.

Crime Trends in Union Parish, Louisiana (2001-2008)

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

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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

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