According to statistics released by the Bossier City Police Department, crime was slightly up in 2016. There were a total of 11,586 crimes reported in 2016 as compared to 10,969 in 2015.

Good news is that rapes and burglaries were down and homicides stayed the same. However, the city saw more thefts and aggravated assaults. Below is a chart of crime stats put together by the FBI.