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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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

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

As of 2015, the ZIP codes with the highest crime rates in the United States almost all have a rate of more than 70 violent crimes per 1,000 residents. People who live in these neighborhoods have between a one-in-seven an... More » Government & Politics Crime

Find the crime rate for a particular ZIP code by navigating to websites such as, or, typing a ZIP code in the search field, and accessing the section that contains dat... More » Government & Politics Crime