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In 2019, FBI data show there were an estimated366.7 violent crimes per 100,000 residentsin the joined States. The FBI"s Uniform Crime Reporting regime classifies murder, non-negligent manslaughter, rape, robbery, and also aggravated assault as violent crimes.

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These to be the 50 American cities v the highest possible rates that violent crime in 2019.


50. Rochester, new York

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In 2019, there to be 748 violent crimes per 100,000 people in Rochester.


49. West Palm Beach, Florida

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This southern Florida city experienced 762 violent crimes every 100,000 residents in 2019.


48. Columbia, south Carolina

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There were 775 violent crimes per 100,000 residents in Columbia.


47. Springfield, Illinois

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The FBI reports the there were 777 violent crimes every 100,000 residents in 2019.


46. Shreveport, Louisiana

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Shreveport witnessed 780 violent crimes per 100,000 residents.

There to be 35 murders in this city in 2019, much more than 3 times the nationwide population-adjusted rate.


44 (TIE). Syracuse, new York

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This city in upstate new York reported 793 violent crimes every 100,000 residents.


44 (TIE). Pompano Beach, Florida

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There were 793 violent crimes every 100,000 occupants in Pompano Beach.

Here, Clinton Jones holds a portrait the his late kid Corey Jones, that was shoot to fatality by former police officer Nouman Raja. Raja was convicted the manslaughter and attempted first-degree killing in the case.


43. Corpus Christi, Texas

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There were 794 violent crimes per 100,000 citizens in 2019.


42. Modesto, California

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Modesto report 812 violent crimes per 100,000 people.

The aggravated attack rate in Modesto was more than dual the nationwide rate.


41. Greensboro, phibìc Carolina

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There were 819 violent crimes per 100,000 citizens in Greensboro, according to FBI data.


39 (TIE). Cincinnati, Ohio

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For every 100,000 residents in Cincinnati, there to be 845 violent crimes in 2019. The rate of rapes in Cincinnati was an ext than twin the national rate.


39 (TIE). Vallejo, California

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Vallejo report 845 violent crimes per 100,000 residents.


38. Hartford, Connecticut

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The violent crime price in Hartford is 858 every 100,000 residents.

There to be 21 world murdered there in 2019.


37. Indianapolis, Indiana

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There to be 887 violent crimes every 100,000 citizens in Indianapolis.


36. New Haven, Connecticut

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The violent crime price in brand-new Haven was 895 every 100,000 residents.


35. Akron, Ohio

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Akron reported 901 violent crimes every 100,000 residents.

The robbery rate in Akron was more than dual the national rate in 2019.


34. Springfield, Massachusetts

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There were 905 violent crimes every 100,000 residents in 2019, including 20 murders.

Here, anti-gun-violence activists protest exterior of the Smith and also Wesson headquarters in Springfield.


33. Minneapolis, Minnesota

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The violent crime price in Minneapolis is 926 per 100,000 residents.

There to be 46 murders in 2019.


32. Baton Rouge, Louisiana

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Baton Rouge reported 936 violent crimes every 100,000 residents.


31. Chicago, Illinois

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The violent crime rate in Chicago is 943 per 100,000 residents.


30. Toledo, Ohio

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There were 952 violent crimes every 100,000 occupants in 2019.


29. Dayton, Ohio

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Dayton report 962 violent crimes every 100,000 residents.


28. Phibìc Charleston, south Carolina

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There to be 966 violent crimes every 100,000 inhabitants in 2019.

Former north Charleston police officer Michael Slager, watched here, is at this time serving a 20-year jail sentence because that the 2015 shootingdeath that Walter Scott, an unarmed Black male who was shot in the earlier during a website traffic stop.


27. Washington D.C.

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The nation"s funding reported 977 violent crimes every 100,000 residents.


26. Tulsa, Oklahoma

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Tulsa officials report 987 violent crimes every 100,000 residents.


25. Buffalo, new York

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There to be 991 violent crimes every 100,000 citizens in Buffalo.


24. Lubbock, Texas

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There to be 1,008 violent crimes per 100,000 occupants in 2019.

There were 268 rapes in 2019; that"s more than dual the population-adjusted nationwide rate.


23. Odessa, Texas

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Odessa observed 1,038 violent crimes per 100,000 residents.

In 2019, seven civilization were killedand 22 injured during a shooting rampage in Odessa and also Midland that started with a web traffic stop. Legislation enforcement officials stated the shooter was likewise killed.


22. Peoria, Illinois

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There to be 1,044 violent crimes per 100,000 occupants in Peoria.


21. Beaumont, Texas

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The violent crime price in Beaumont is 1,047 per 100,000 residents.

In 2019, 19 people were murdered there.


20. Chattanooga, Tennessee

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The violent crime rate in Chattanooga is 1,070 per 100,000 residents.

The city witnessed a 1.2% increase in violent crime in between 2018 and 2019.


19. Houston, Texas

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Texas" many populous city is likewise its most dangerous. The violent crime rate is 1,072 occurrences per 100,000 residents.


18. Nashville, Tennessee

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The price of violent crime in Nashville is 1,073 per 100,000 residents.

In 2019, FBI data said 83 human being were murdered there.


17. Lansing, Michigan

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The violent crime rate in Lansing is 1,104 every 100,000 residents.

Twelve murders were reported in the city in 2019.


16. Wichita, Kansas

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Wichita report 1,141 violent crimes every 100,000 citizens in 2019.


15. Brand-new Orleans, Louisiana

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The violent crime price in brand-new Orleans is 1,145 per 100,000 residents.

There were 121 murders within the city limits in 2019.


14. Rockford, Illinois

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The violent crime rate in Rockford, in northern Illinois, is 1,174 every 100,000 residents.

Fourteen human being were murdered in that city in 2019.


13. Anchorage, Alaska

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The violent crime price in Anchorage is 1,245 every 100,000 residents.


12. Oakland, California

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The violent crime price in Oakland is 1,272 crimes every 100,000 residents.

There to be 78 killing in the city in 2019.


11. Mountain Bernardino, California

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The violent crime price in mountain Bernardino is 1,319 per 100,000 residents.

In 2019, 46 world in the city were murdered.


10. Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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The violent crime price in Milwaukee is 1,332 incidents per 100,000 residents.


9. Albuquerque, new Mexico

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The violent crime rate in Albuquerque is 1,352 every 100,000 residents.

There were 84 world murdered over there in 2019.


8. Stockton, California

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The violent crime price in Stockton is 1,397 per 100,000 residents.

In 2019, there to be 34 murders there.


6 (TIE). Cleveland, Ohio

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The violent crime price in Cleveland is 1,517 every 100,000 residents.


6 (TIE). Tiny Rock, Arkansas

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The violent crime price in tiny Rock is 1,517 per 100,000 residents.

The aggravated assault rate in this city was practically fivetimes the national rate.


5. Springfield, Missouri

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The violent crime rate in Springfield is 1,519 every 100,000 residents.

There to be 356 rapes there in 2019. That"s almost fivetimes the nationwide rate.


4. Baltimore, Maryland

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The violent crime rate in Baltimore is 1,859 every 100,000 people.

In 2019, 348 world in Baltimore were murdered.


3. Memphis, Tennessee

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The violent crime price in Memphis is 1,901 per 100,000 residents.

In 2019, 190 civilization were murdered there.


2. St. Louis, Missouri

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St. Louis has a violent crime rate of 1,927 every 100,000 people.

In 2019, 194 civilization were murdered in the city.

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1. Detroit, Michigan

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Detroit overtook St. Louis as the nation"s new most dangerous city. Detroit"s violent crime rate is 1,965 incidents per 100,000 residents.