BCPD crime stats show slight increase

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The Bossier City Police Department have issued their crime statistics for 2016, showing crimes increased slightly.

A total of 11,586 crimes were reported to the BCPD in 2016 compared to 10,969 in 2015.

BCPD numbers show each of the major crimes categories of armed robbery, aggravated assault, theft and auto theft rose in 2016 while the number of reported rapes and burglaries decreased. The number of homicides in 2016 was unchanged compared to 2015.

These crime stats are based on the FBI’s Uniform Crime Reporting Program’s Part One Crimes categories which represent major crimes.

See the full stats below: