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2018 CRIME STATISTICS

 

SHERIFF WHITTINGTON RELEASES 2018 CRIME STATS 

 

Bossier Parish Remains "A Great Place to Call Home"

Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington releases 2018 crime statistics for the Bossier Parish Sheriff’s Office that reflect crimes in the unincorporated areas of the parish (excluding Bossier City, Benton, Haughton and Plain Dealing city limits).

“Once again, our statistics reveal just why Bossier Parish is a great place to call home,” said Sheriff Whittington. “We had two homicides last year, and the majority of our crimes against people were usually between families or friends.”

There were 852 crimes in the parish in 2018, comprising 403 person crimes and 449 property crimes. In 2017, there were 862 crimes, comprising 393 person crimes and 469 property crimes. Crime statistics for 2018 for Bossier Parish are:

*** PERSON CRIMES 
HOMICIDE 2
RAPE 15
ROBBERY 6
BATTERY 334
ASSAULT 46
PERSON CRIMES TOTAL 403

*** PROPERTY CRIMES 
BURGLARY RESIDENCE 38
BURGLARY BUSINESS 8
BURGLARY VEHICLE 104
THEFT 276
MOTOR VEHICLE THEFT 21
ARSON 2
PROPERTY CRIMES TOT 449

TOTAL CRIMES 852

“We strive daily to be proactive in our law enforcement roles, and having our deputies go into neighborhoods, getting to know our residents, and visiting our businesses creates a relationship between our deputies and the public we serve,” said Sheriff Whittington. “Our number one goal for every deputy, Posse and staff member remains public safety, and we are dedicated to courteous, professional and responsive – C.P.R. – service to the residents of Bossier Parish,” said Sheriff Whittington. “People expect that level of service…we are committed to providing it.”

If you ever know of criminal activity or are the victim of a crime, please don’t hesitate to contact the Bossier Sheriff’s Office at (318) 965-2203 or Bossier Crime Stoppers at (318) 424-4100.