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View Poll Results: What is the most dangerous criminalized state?
California 25 20.49%
Texas 7 5.74%
New York 4 3.28%
Florida 27 22.13%
Illinois 7 5.74%
Pennsylvania 2 1.64%
Ohio 2 1.64%
Georgia 31 25.41%
Michigan 16 13.11%
North Carolina 1 0.82%
Voters: 122. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 05-20-2014, 10:59 PM
 
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I see that Georgia is EVERYTHING negative on this site.

The most dangerous?

Woo Chile, let me get up outta here.
Floridas not too far behind. So cheer up.
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Old 05-21-2014, 03:39 AM
 
Location: Eindhoven, Netherlands
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expected the poll results (order) to look like this...

1.Michigan
2.Florida
3.California
4.Texas
5.Georgia

6.North Carolina
7.Illinois
8.Ohio
9.Pennsylvania
10.New York
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Old 05-21-2014, 04:21 AM
 
Location: Maryland, The Original Catholic colony.
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You forgot to bold Maryland and Delaware, both technically Southern states. Missouri is a mixed bag, leaving only Michigan as the truly Northern state on the top 10 list.

Here it is again, revised (red = South; blue = North; purple = both/neither):

1. Louisiana- 10.8 per 100,000
2. Mississippi- 7.4 per 100,000
3. Alabama- 7.1 per 100,000
4. Michigan- 7.0 per 100,000
5. South Carolina- 6.9 per 100,000
6. Missouri- 6.5 per 100,000
7. Maryland- 6.3 per 100,000
8. Delaware- 6.2 per 100,000
9. Tennessee- 6 per 100,000
10. tie. Georgia- 5.9 per 100,000
10. tie. Alabama- 5.9 per 100,000
Maryland and Delaware are purple.
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Old 05-21-2014, 04:29 AM
 
Location: Closer than you think!
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According to that link just posted:

1. Louisiana- 10.8 per 100,000
2. Mississippi- 7.4 per 100,000
3. Alabama- 7.1 per 100,000
4. Michigan- 7 per 100,000
5. South Carolina- 6.9 per 100,000
6. Missouri- 6.5 per 100,000
7. Maryland- 6.3 per 100,000
8. Delaware- 6.2 per 100,000
9. Tennessee- 6 per 100,000
10. tie. Georgia- 5.9 per 100,000
10. tie. Alabama- 5.9 per 100,000

US crime: murders and manslaughters by state - Telegraph
Hmmm...This list has Alabama #3 and tied for #10....
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Old 05-21-2014, 05:28 AM
 
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Tied for #10 should be Arkansas, Alabama is #3.
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Old 05-21-2014, 07:39 AM
 
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I honestly do not know why NY is even on this list. It actually is a pretty safe state outside of certain urban neighborhoods. To put this into perspective, about 75-80% of those incarcerated in NY State prisons come from 7 NYC neighborhoods/areas: Gov. Cuomo Announces State Funding for College Education in Prison*|*Anthony Papa

This isn't to say that there isn't any crime, but I think that people form an idea of crime in the state based upon what NYC was like decades ago.
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Old 05-21-2014, 08:21 AM
 
Location: West Michigan
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This is a silly debate and I did not bother voting. There is no such thing as a dangerous "state." There are dangerous streets, neighborhoods, towns, etc. Crossing a state border does not change your "danger level" anywhere in the U.S. When I travel from Michigan to Indiana I do not instantly become more or less safe. I am embarrassed at the amount of time I have already spent on this pointless topic.
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Old 05-21-2014, 08:51 AM
 
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A vast majority of Michigan's crime is in areas with around 8% of the state's population and is centered on the city of Detroit and the city of Flint. The rest of it I've found be be very nice, beautiful and very safe.
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Old 05-21-2014, 09:34 AM
 
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Honestly, Maryland and New Jersey.

For the record no state is dangerous.
But MD and NJ (and CT) are all small states with a lot of high crime areas.

MD has Baltimore, PG county, and other pockets of high crime in Anne Arundel, MoCo, Charles, and the shore.

NJ has Newark, Camden, Atlantic City, East Orange/Orange, Trenton, and some other pockets.

CT has Hartford and New Haven.
Not even close for NJ and CT actually. Those areas only make up a very small part of those states. Maryland you kind of got lucky on.

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Old 05-21-2014, 09:44 AM
 
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The poll results are insane....
This is city-data, a good amount of poll results are. This is coming from a guy that wouldn't defend most places Georgia 6 out of 7 days but it's absurd that it's losing out to the like of Califronia, Texas, Florida when it has a much lower percentage of violent crime than all 3; and say you even want to make it about total of total # of violent crimes (which makes no sense) it murders them worse in that regard, pun intended.

If people actually want the real info on this kind of stuff I suggest they look up real data instead of relying on poll results here.
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