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Rape statistics for Shreveport & Bossier

Right now in Shreveport, we're looking at a 24% increase of reported rapes in 2009. In May, there were two fewer reported rapes in 2009 than 2008. Year to date in May, again fewer rapes total. In June, the numbers start to pick up with seven more rapes in 2009 than were reported in 2008. Year to date, there were two more rapes total. The increase continues in July. Three more rapes were reported in 2009 than 2008.

August saw the biggest increase. In 2008, seven rapes were reported while this year 24 rapes were reported. In September, while more rapes were reported in 2008 than 2009, year to date in 2009 the numbers are still higher. In October the numbers are still up, but they're not as drastic. Up through the end of October, there's been a 24% increase in the number of rapes reported. Here are the rape stats in number form for Shreveport:

 

May
2009 - 10 REPORTED RAPES
2008 - 12

YTD
2009 - 41
2008 - 45

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June
2009 - 14 REPORTED RAPES
2008 - 7

YTD
2009 - 54
2008 - 52

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July
2009 - 7 REPORTED RAPES
2008 - 4

YTD
2009 - 64
2008 - 56

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August
2009 - 24
2008 - 7

YTD
2009- 89
2008 - 63

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September
2009- 04 REPORTED RAPES
2008 - 15

YTD
2009 - 96
2008 - 78

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October
2009 - 14
2008 - 10

YTD
2009 -109
2008 - 88

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For Bossier Parish, In May the numbers were down by 6 from 2009 to 2008. And year to date, the numbers were down as well. In June, the numbers went up slightly. Yet year to date the numbers were down. In July, there was a spike in the number of reported rapes. Nine were reported in 2009, while 3 were reported in 2008.

In August, there was only one reported rape in 2009 and two in 2008. In September, there was one more reported rape in 2009 than 2008. And there was one more reported rape in October of 2009 than 2008. So, rape is only slightly up in Bossier Parish. Here are the stats for Bossier Parish:

 

May
2009 - 1
2008 - 7

YTD
2009 - 9
2008 - 17

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June
2009 - 4
2008 - 2

YTD
2009 - 13
2008 - 19

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July
2009-9
2008-3

YTD
2009-22
2008-22

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August
2009-1
2008-2

YTD
2009-23
2008-24

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September
2009-4
2008-3

YTD
2009-27
2008-27

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October
2009-3
2008-2

YTD
2009-30
2008-29

 

 

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