2012 Most Dangerous Cities in America

An analysis of FBI crime statistics by 24/7 Wall Street reveals that in many of the most dangerous cities in America, such as St. Louis and Memphis, violent crime went up.  Checkout to see if your city makes the the Top 5 Dangerous Cities in America list below:

5. Memphis, TN

Violent crimes per 1,000: 15.8

4. Oakland, CA

Violent crimes per 1,000: 16.8

3. St. Louis, MO

Violent crimes per 1,000: 18.6

2. Detroit, MI

Violent crimes per 1,000: 21.4

Homicide increased by 11 percent in 2011 in Detroit as compared to 2010.

1. Flint, MI

Violent crimes per 1,000: 23.4

Flint has the second-highest murder rate and the highest rates of aggravated assault, burglary and arson in the nation.

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