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Crime Report for Bossier City,

The HomeSurfer crime rating for Bossier City, is 0.5 out of a possible 5 total points. Higher ratings indicate that your area is safer. The HomeSurfer crime rating is calculated depending on how the crime rate in your city compares with crime in the state and the nation. Violent crime is weighed more heavily than property crime, and the national ranking is more important than the state ranking.

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Bossier City Crime Rating
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Violent Crime Rate
Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Bossier City, has a violent crime rate of 1877 incidents per 100,000 people. This compares with a rate of 968 in and a rate of 676 nationally. Lower numbers are better, indicating that fewer crimes happen per person in the population.


Violent Crime Rate
Incidents per 100,000

Bossier City 1877
LA 968
National 676

Bossier City, is in the 97% percentile rank in the state for Violent Crime. It is in the 97% percentile rank nationally. Lower numbers are better. In this case, 97% of cities in have crime rates equal to or lower than Bossier City, or said another way, 3% of cities in have crime rates higher than Bossier City.


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Crime Bossier City LA Nation
Violent Crime Total 1876.8 968.2 676
Murder / NNH 9.6 23.5 6.5
Forcible Rape 38.4 36.0 31.1
Robbery Rate 166.4 264.0 197.4
Aggravated Assault 1662.4 644.6 315
Property Crime Total 4326.4 5173.5 3726.9
Burglary 689.6 1344.2 812.3
Larceny Theft 3352.0 3338.2 2541.6
Motor Vehicle Theft 284.8 491.2 382.3
Arson 3.2 30.7 23.3


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Property Crime Rate
Property crime includes burglary, larceny, vehicle theft, and arson. Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Bossier City, has a property crime rate of 4326.4 incidents per 100,000 people. This compares with an average rate of 5173.5 in and an average rate of 3727 incidents per 100,000 nationally. Lower numbers are better, indicating that fewer crimes happen per person in the population.


Property Crime Rate
Incidents per 100,000

Bossier City 4326.4
LA 5173.5
National 3727



Bossier City Property Crime:
State Percentile Rank - 62
National Percentile Rank - 80