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Webster Parish, Louisiana Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 4,608 total crimes reported in Webster Parish, Louisiana (616 of them violent). Of the 512 crimes that happen every year in Webster Parish, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Webster Parish, Louisiana every 17 hours. This includes 16 murders, 23 rapes, and almost three thousand thefts (including 221 auto thefts).

Total Crime in Webster Parish, Louisiana (1999-2006, 2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 2007, as there were no data available for that year.

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Webster Parish, Louisiana for 9 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Webster Parish has grown by 33%. During that same interval, violent crime grew by 50%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a dramatic growth in crime over the last 9 years in Webster Parish. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit almost seven hundred for Webster Parish, Louisiana in 2009.

Crime Trends in Webster Parish, Louisiana (1999-2006, 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 Webster Parish, Louisiana (1999-2006, 2008)

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Crime Data Information

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