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According to Neighborhoodscout.com, 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 FBI cautions agai


The most common crimes in the United States are larceny/theft, burglary, motor vehicle theft, aggravated assault and robbery. Larceny/theft is the wrongful taking of goods from another and constitutes nearly 60 percent of crimes reported in the United States as of 2015,...


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 overrun with drug cartels, both influences contribute t...


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 Janeiro.


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 100,000 residents.


NeighborhoodScout.com provides crime rates broken down by area, listed in relation to neighborhood, city, state and the nation. Clicking on the hyperlink for the state and selecting an area provides the crime rate for that area.


To check the crime rate for a specific neighborhood, use online services such as MyLocalCrime.com and NeighborhoodScout.com to look at the crime index and a list of recent crimes. These websites provide an option to select a neighborhood from a map or find it by searchi...