Crime in America 2015: Top 10 Most Dangerous Cities Over 200,000
Detroit is the Most Dangerous City in America for the second year in a row, according to data released today by the FBI. Detroit maintains this ranking despite an overall violent crime decrease of 2.5 percent over the course of 2013, the latest year for which the FBI has released crime statistics. Oakland also maintained its #2 ranking for the second year in a row, followed by Memphis, which moved to #3 after its rank at #4 last year. Look at the slideshow below to see the full list of Top 10 Most Dangerous Cities in America, and click here to see full Crime in America 2015 coverage.
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Research and analysis by Law Street’s Crime in America Team: Kevin Rizzo, Chelsey Goff, and Anneliese Mahoney.
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FBI: Violent crime, population, murder, and officer statistics, measured January – December 2013.
U.S. Census Bureau: Median household income, measured 2007-2011.
U.S. Census Bureau: Poverty, measured 2008-2012.