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West Carroll Parish, Louisiana Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2003 and 2008 there were 1,523 total crimes reported in West Carroll Parish, Louisiana (141 of them violent). Of the 305 crimes that happen every year in West Carroll Parish, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in West Carroll Parish, Louisiana 305 times a year. This includes 4 murders, 1 rape, and greater than nine hundred thefts (including 121 auto thefts).

Total Crime in West Carroll 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 West Carroll Parish, Louisiana for 5 years. During that time frame, reported crime in West Carroll Parish has grown by 9%. During that same interval, violent crime grew by 29%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a slight growth in crime over the last 5 years in West Carroll Parish. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit greater than three hundred for West Carroll Parish, Louisiana in 2009.

Crime Trends West Carroll 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 West Carroll 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

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