The Bossier City
Police Department released its annual crime statistics for 2018 which
indicate a decrease in overall reported crimes compared to 2017.
The numbers show reported
incidents in the major crime categories of homicides, burglaries, armed
robberies, and thefts decreased in 2018 while numbers increased in aggravated
assault and auto theft cases.
A total of 10,777
crimes were reported to the department in 2018 compared to 11,472 in 2017.
These crime statistics
are based on the FBI’s Uniform Crime Reporting Program’s Part One Crimes categories
which represent major crimes.