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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
Violent crime rate: 683 per 100,000
9. Kansas City, Missouri
Violent Crime Rate: 1,558 per 100,000
8. Jackson, Mississippi
Violent Crime Rate: 44.65 per 1,000
7. Baltimore, Maryland
Violent Crime Rate: 48 per 1,000
6. Detroit, Michigan
Violent Crime Rate: 56 per 1,000
5. Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Violent Crime Rate: 56.78 per 1,000
4. Cleveland, Ohio
Violent Crime Rate: 58.29 per 1,000
3. New Orleans, Louisiana
Violent Crime Rate: 60.73 per 1,000
2. St. Louis, Missouri
Violent Crime Rate: 78 per 1,000
1. Memphis, Tennessee
Violent Crime Rate: 82 per 1,000
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