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Crime rate in Bossier City, Louisiana (LA): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map


City-Data.com crime index in Bossier City, LA compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Bossier City, LA

The 2018 crime rate in Bossier City, LA is 431 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.6 times higher than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 92.8% U.S. cities. The 2018 Bossier City crime rate fell by 2% compared to 2017. The number of homicides stood at 4. In the last 5 years Bossier City has seen increasing violent crime and decreasing property crime.
See how dangerous Bossier City, LA is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Bossier City:

430.5
Shreveport:

521.9
Haughton:

261.3
Blanchard:

108.9
Greenwood:

190.4
Stonewall:

70.3
Dixie Inn:

171.0
Oil City:

92.5
Sibley:

9.5
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Bossier City by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.7)
2
(3.2)
6
(9.6)
3
(4.8)
1
(1.6)
2
(3.2)
6
(9.1)
5
(7.4)
5
(7.3)
5
(7.2)
4
(5.7)
4
(5.8)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
32
(53.6)
40
(69.7)
34
(54.8)
24
(38.4)
N/A27
(42.0)
19
(30.1)
20
(30.5)
31
(45.9)
43
(62.4)
33
(47.6)
48
(68.9)
46
(66.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
89
(149.0)
91
(158.7)
88
(142.0)
104
(166.4)
59
(93.5)
71
(110.5)
52
(82.4)
65
(99.1)
73
(108.2)
79
(114.6)
96
(138.4)
79
(113.5)
60
(86.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1,126
(1,886)
1,069
(1,864)
1,022
(1,649)
1,039
(1,662)
N/A298
(463.9)
163
(258.3)
303
(462.0)
324
(480.2)
387
(561.5)
451
(650.0)
404
(580.2)
466
(670.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
627
(1,050)
582
(1,015)
426
(687.2)
431
(689.6)
478
(757.8)
480
(747.3)
417
(660.7)
473
(721.3)
457
(677.3)
491
(712.4)
494
(712.0)
451
(647.7)
387
(556.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
2,241
(3,753)
2,010
(3,505)
2,068
(3,336)
2,095
(3,352)
1,994
(3,161)
2,036
(3,170)
1,949
(3,088)
2,554
(3,895)
2,597
(3,849)
2,321
(3,368)
2,491
(3,590)
2,549
(3,661)
2,313
(3,326)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
263
(440.4)
274
(477.8)
198
(319.4)
178
(284.8)
174
(275.9)
147
(228.9)
69
(109.3)
155
(236.4)
150
(222.3)
172
(249.6)
221
(318.5)
283
(406.4)
298
(428.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
16
(26.8)
25
(43.6)
15
(24.2)
2
(3.2)
2
(3.2)
3
(4.7)
N/A9
(13.7)
4
(5.9)
2
(2.9)
4
(5.8)
2
(2.9)
4
(5.8)
City-Data.com crime index723.6729.1629.7637.5599.0360.1285.3390.0399.3415.7442.9441.0430.5

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 274.0. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

- means the value is smaller than the state average.
- means the value is about the same as the state average.
- means the value is bigger than the state average.
- means the value is much bigger than the state average.



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists, there were 147 registered sex offenders living in Bossier City, Louisiana as of October 22, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Bossier City is 460 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Bossier City:

455.8
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Bossier City:

427.2
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Bossier City:

456.2
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Bossier City:

415.0
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Bossier City:

355.0
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Bossier City:

329.4
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Bossier City:

206.8
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2010
Bossier City:

332.4
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2008
Bossier City:

972.0
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Bossier City:

956.6
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Bossier City:

1,084.6
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Bossier City:

1,070.9
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2003
Bossier City:

326.3
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Bossier City:

367.8
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Bossier City:

341.8
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Bossier City:

373.5
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Bossier City:

369.7
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Bossier City:

348.3
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Bossier City:

361.3
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Bossier City:

374.4
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Bossier City:

302.9
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2010
Bossier City:

342.3
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Bossier City:

351.0
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Bossier City:

348.2
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Bossier City:

352.1
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Bossier City:

449.9
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Bossier City:

463.7
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Bossier City:

328.0
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Bossier City:

382.4
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Bossier City:

420.3
U.S. Average:

336.9
Murders per 100,000 population
Rapes per 100,000 population
Robberies per 100,000 population
Assaults per 100,000 population
Burglaries per 100,000 population
Thefts per 100,000 population
Auto thefts per 100,000 population
Arson per 100,000 population

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 192 (156 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.24
Louisiana average:

3.01

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 199 (159 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.28
Louisiana average:

3.21

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 200 (161 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.32
Louisiana average:

3.52

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 198 (155 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.46
Louisiana average:

3.77

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 203 (162 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.62
Louisiana average:

3.83

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 214 (173 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.69
Louisiana average:

3.76

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 242 (201 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.19
Louisiana average:

3.78

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 237 (198 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.17
Louisiana average:

3.99

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 237 (196 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.16
Louisiana average:

3.84

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 238 (198 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.51
Louisiana average:

3.90

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 238 (197 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.49
Louisiana average:

3.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 227 (186 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.29
Louisiana average:

3.87

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 208 (169 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.99
Louisiana average:

3.79

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Bossier City, LA
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 71037, 71110, 71111, 71112.