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 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

According to, an online crime statistics resource, East Saint Louis, IL is the most dangerous city in the United States thanks to its high rates of violent crimes and property theft. However, the FB... More » Government & Politics Crime
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