According to the research organization 24/7 Wall St., Alaska has the highest crime rate among all the states in the United States. In a study released in January 2015, Alaska's violent crime rate reached 602.6 per 100,00... More » Government & Politics Crime

Based on violent crime data published by the Federal Bureau of Investigation in 2014, the cities in the United States with the highest violent crime rates are Cleveland, Ohio; St. Louis, Missouri; Memphis, Tennessee; Oak... More » Government & Politics Law Enforcement

According to the Bureau of Diplomatic Security in the United States, Brazil's crime rates are critically high in several areas. For instance, in 2012 there were 24 murders per 100,000 residents in the city of Rio de Jane... More » Government & Politics Crime
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As of 2015, the crime rate in Port Charlotte, Florida is nearly 30 crimes per 1,000 residents. While this ranks as being safer than 24 percent of the cities in the United States, it is higher than 56 percent of all Flori... More » Government & Politics Crime

The country with the highest crime rate is Honduras, according to a report published in The Huffington Post. The rate of homicide is 90.4 murders per 100,000 population. Gang violence is rife in Honduras, and it is overr... More » Government & Politics Crime

To check the crime rate for a specific neighborhood, use online services such as and to look at the crime index and a list of recent crimes. These websites provide an option to sele... More » Government & Politics Crime

According to the FBI, for overall crime in 2012, whites and Hispanics have the highest crime rate at 69.3 percent. Blacks make up 28.1 percent of all crimes, Native Americans make up 1.4 percent and Asians/Pacific Island... More » Government & Politics Crime