Reported Annual Crime In Bossier City

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBossier City/100k peopleLouisiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime3,498n/a (estimate)5,0763,8932,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBossier City/100k peopleLouisiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder5n/a7.310.34.9
Rape43n/a62.436.938.6
Robbery79n/a114.6118.8101.9
Assault387n/a561.5373.7237.8
Violent crime514n/a (estimate)746540373
Burglary491n/a712.4759.0491.4
Theft2,321n/a3,367.82,385.81,775.4
Vehicle theft172n/a249.6208.6220.2
Property crime2,984n/a (estimate)4,3303,3532,487
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Bossier City, LA. These figures on reported criminal activity in Bossier City, LA, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Bossier City, LA is 30% higher than the average of the whole of the state of Louisiana, and when compared with the national average, is 77% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Bossier City, LA has 38% higher than violent crime rate than Louisiana average, while remaining 100% higher than the national average. In property crime, Bossier City, LA is 29% higher than the average of Louisiana and is 74% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Bossier City is 77% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 13.91 daily crimes that occur in Bossier City.
  • Bossier City is safer than 9% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Bossier City you have a 1 in 20 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Bossier City has decreased by 6%.

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Daily Crime In Bossier City (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Bossier City, LA is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Louisiana and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Bossier City, LA are 1.30 times more than the Louisiana average and 1.77 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Bossier City, LA are 1.38 times more than than Louisiana and 2.00 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Bossier City, LA are 1.29 times more than than Louisiana and 1.74 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Bossier City (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Bossier City, LA compared to every other city in Louisiana as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Bossier City, LA ranks safer than 31% of every city located within Louisiana along with 9% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Louisiana and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Bossier City, LA. As a result, Bossier City, LA is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Bossier City

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Bossier City is 1 in 135
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Bossier City is 1 in 24
The chance of being a victim of crime in Bossier City is 1 in 20
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Bossier City, LA? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Bossier City, LA your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 135. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 24 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Bossier City, LA is 1 in 20.

Year Over Year Crime In Bossier City (per 100,000 people)

An ideal indicator of whether Bossier City, LA is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Bossier City, LA has increased by 16% and the rate of property crime in Bossier City, LA has decreased by 9%. The total crime rate in Bossier City, LA has decreased by 6% year to year.

Bossier City police department

ItemBossier CityLouisianaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1987,311556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.14.23.3
There are a total of 198 Bossier City police officers. This results in 3.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 25.8% less than the Louisiana average and 4% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Louisiana

StateTotal offendersLouisiana /100KNational /100K
Louisiana11,025243222
There are a total of 11,025 sex offenders in Louisiana. This yields a total of 243 sex offenders in Louisiana per 100,000 residents which is 9% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Haughton, LA3,45859177237
Lakeview, LA1,0561771,0991,276
Blanchard, LA2,9111031,5121,615
Benton, LA1,8782481,5411,789
Eastwood, LA4,3872741,7021,977
Bossier City, LA64,8957464,3305,076

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Bayonne, NJ64,7632421,1731,415
Eagan, MN65,053781,7661,844
Skokie, IL65,0562362,0452,281
North Little Rock, AR64,7317744,7535,527
San Clemente, CA64,6731201,1731,293
Bossier City, LA64,8957464,3305,076
Source: The Bossier City, LA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.