Most Dangerous Cities in the U.S.

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Crime is at an all-time high in the United States, and people are fleeing the most dangerous cities in favor of safer places. Here are the top 10 most dangerous cities in the United States today.

10. Shreveport, Louisiana

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Violent crime rate: 683 per 100,000

9. Kansas City, Missouri

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Violent Crime Rate: 1,558 per 100,000

8. Jackson, Mississippi

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Violent Crime Rate: 44.65 per 1,000

7. Baltimore, Maryland

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Violent Crime Rate: 48 per 1,000

6. Detroit, Michigan

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Violent Crime Rate: 56 per 1,000

5. Baton Rouge, Louisiana

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Violent Crime Rate: 56.78 per 1,000

4. Cleveland, Ohio

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Violent Crime Rate: 58.29 per 1,000

3. New Orleans, Louisiana

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Violent Crime Rate: 60.73 per 1,000

2. St. Louis, Missouri

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Violent Crime Rate: 78 per 1,000

1. Memphis, Tennessee

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Violent Crime Rate: 82 per 1,000

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