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BSO stats show 973 total crimes in 2016

Deputy Kacy Gunn of the Bossier Sheriff’s Office provides increased visibility at a local Bossier City business parking lot as part of the BSO’s “Sheriff’s Safe Shopper Program” aimed at keeping shoppers safe this holiday season.

The Bossier Sheriff’s Office has released its 2016 crime statistics that reflect crimes in the unincorporated areas of the parish (excluding Bossier City, Benton, Haughton and Plain Dealing city limits).

There were 973 crimes in the parish in 2016, comprising 485 person crimes and 488 property crimes.  In 2015, there were 949 crimes, comprising 393 person crimes and 553 property crimes. 

“Once again, our statistics reveal just why Bossier Parish is a great place to call home,” said Sheriff Julian Whittington.  “We had no homicides last year, and the majority of our crimes against people were usually between families or friends.”

Crime statistics for 2016 for Bossier Parish are:

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Sean Green is managing editor of the Bossier Press-Tribune.


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