Skip to comments.America's Safest and Most Dangerous Cities
Posted on 11/21/2005 7:18:39 PM PST by Lorianne
Cities over 500,000:
San Jose, CA El Paso, TX Honolulu, HI New York, NY Austin, TX San Diego, CA Louisville, KY San Antonio, TX Fort Worth, TX Jacksonville, FL
Most Dangerous 10:
Detroit, MI Baltimore, MD Washington, DC Memphis, TN Dallas, TX Philadelphia, PA Columbus, OH Nashville, TN Houston, TX Charlotte, NC
Based on What?
Seems like a teaser ad to get people to pay for complete report.
Based on the percentage of....
Supposedly murder rate 63 per 100,000 in Camden NJ ... caompared to 43 per 100,000 in active duty in the military.
Doesn't it seem odd that cities like LA, Chicago, and New York are not on this list?
Hmmm... I do notice some common factors among the safest, and common factors among the unsafest.
New York is listed under safest. I suspect that with huge cities, the massive suburbs, with lower crime, tend to cancel out the more crime-ridden inner cities. Of course, I've also known of several cities that quit reporting certain types of crime to lower their crime rate.
Thank Terrell Bolton.
Sadly, the ten most dangerous have the most minorities in them....better wise up and listen to Bill Cosby.
Well, thanks to voting Dinkins out of office, there are probably at least 15,000 people that are now alive who wouldn't be, just in NYC alone.
I'm in Dallas, in a largely Hispanic neighborhood near downtown. What these stats don't tell you is that the violent crime is largely isolated to certain areas and ethnic groups. I've lived here for six years in a restored historic neighborhood, and the only crime I've ever experienced is theft of plant pots off the porch. But every weekend, I can sit outside and hear the gunshots and squealing tires from the Hispanic nightclub two blocks away. I've often wondered why people jam a club every weekend when it's almost guaranteed that someone will get knifed or shot there. Personally, I'd probably decide to go to a movie or something instead.
Oh yeah .....El Paso, San Antonio and Austin ???
I'll add humor to key words.....
Baltimore here... actually county... but I NEVER go to the city, except when my daughter preforms in the Moscow Ballet Nutcracker (her 6th year)
There is a Zoo inside the Baltimore Zoo, I drive around it everyday. The fence is called the Baltimore Beltway and all the animals live inside its borders. I don't feed them but they constantly ask for handouts.
I live south of Waco, and mismanagement in Dallas is legendary, as is the incompetence of mayor Laura Miller and the council. When the Dallas Cowboys started negotiations to move back to Dallas into Fair Park, I said "it's never gonna happen. Dallas will never get it's act together enough to put a decent proposal on the table. The Cowboys will end up in Arlington." Sure enough, Laura Miller (applauded by the communists at Texas Monthly) laid down the law to Jerry Jones, and they basically told him he'd be paying for renovation of the entire crime ridden Fair Park area, in exchange for which, they'd also let him renovate the Cotton Bowl.
Jones is moving to Arlington, which now houses the Texas Rangers and the original Six Flags.
Bolton is simply another example of what happens when liberals get control of cities.
New Jersey ping . . . don't ever go to Camden if you value your life!
New York is MUCH safer than it was in the Dinkins era and before. I'm not surprised at all to find it on the list of safest cities. Thank you, Rudy Giuliani.
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