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View Poll Results: What city is more dangerous?
Detroit 52 64.20%
New Orleans 29 35.80%
Voters: 81. You may not vote on this poll

 
 
Old 04-14-2015, 12:38 AM
 
Location: Nashville, TN
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Also too, historically Detroit has been just as bad as New Orleans. Unfortunately to for Detroit it was named the #1 for murders per capita n the U.S. in 2014. Just like New Orleans I pray for better days for the D. Its one of those cities I'm rooting for just like my hometown to get its act together. PEACE to the D.
I want to see Detroit come back too. This is just sad.
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Old 04-15-2015, 01:32 AM
 
Location: the future
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New Orleans has led the nation in homicide rates more times than Detroit, I think DC probably has til this day as well. But Detroit historically doesn't have a as high a murder rate as New Orleans I postulate.
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Old 04-15-2015, 06:07 AM
 
Location: The Dirty South.
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New Orleans has led the nation in homicide rates more times than Detroit, I think DC probably has til this day as well. But Detroit historically doesn't have a as high a murder rate as New Orleans I postulate.
The 70s to early 90s Detroit was worse than new Orleans.
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Old 04-15-2015, 06:39 AM
 
Location: Wonderland
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I believe Texas has the highest incarnation rate followed by Louisiana. Either way hopefully new Orleans gets better.
No, Texas does not have the highest incarceration rate. In fact, there are several states above Texas as far as that goes. Louisiana is ranked #1.

List of U.S. states by incarceration rate - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Old 04-15-2015, 11:59 AM
 
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Usually Detroit does worst in anything and has the most violent crime and decay when compared to any other city. But New Orleans is very tough competition so I'm undecided and did not vote.
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Old 04-15-2015, 01:40 PM
 
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NoLA is a dump, and crime filled
Detroit is a dump, and crime filled
Memphis is a dump, and crime filled


sayeth FBI stats and others
Post-Katrina New Orleans is nowhere near a dump. Does it have crime issues yes just like most inner cities. Everywhere you look there is construction in New Orelans, I mean literally EVERYWHERE. You must be basing your comment off of pre-katrina which I could understand because you're probably not educated on the SERIOUS progress New Orleans has made since then. The progress is ongoing and very positive, anyone with knowledge about whats going there will tell you that. Like I said though crime (in particular homicides) is a whole different stiory that is being addressed.
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Old 04-15-2015, 02:21 PM
 
Location: New Orleans, LA
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NoLA is a dump, and crime filled
Detroit is a dump, and crime filled
Memphis is a dump, and crime filled


sayeth FBI stats and others
The federal government is starting to realize they cannot send cargo cross country from China inland anymore. America is going to need to start using the river for trade, there's no other choice. The Panama Canal expansion will be done next year.

$100 billion in industrial expansion has been announced in South Louisiana and our ports are expanding like crazy. Start-up businesses of all kinds are going up. Louisiana exports doubled since 2009. In 10 years, Louisiana is expected to need to fill 750,000 new jobs.

NOLA is far from a dump right now. Million dollar home sales are booming. These statistics are about to end, quite possibly for all of the inland cities.
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Old 04-15-2015, 10:09 PM
 
Location: Detroit
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NoLA is a dump, and crime filled
Detroit is a dump, and crime filled
Memphis is a dump, and crime filled


sayeth FBI stats and others
What a very thought out and educated post. I am so glad you made an account to post this.
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Old 04-16-2015, 03:16 AM
 
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Over the last 25 years among major cities New Orleans has the highest average annual murder rate and the 12th highest average annual violent crime rate while Detroit has the 2nd highest average annual murder rate and the 3rd highest average annual violent crime rate which means that Detroit was more dangerous than New Orleans. Among states, Louisiana has the highest murder rate over the last 25 straight years and the highest incarceration rate over the last 16 straight years but it's violent crime rate was never the highest in any given year during the period.
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Old 04-16-2015, 07:48 PM
 
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New Orleans is safer, alot safer.


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New Orleans

2013
Violent Crime - 786.4
Murder - 41.3

2012
Violent Crime - 815.2
Murder - 53.2

2011
Violent Crime - 792.0
Murder - 57.6

2010
Violent Crime - 754.2
Murder - 50.9

2009
Violent Crime - 777.0
Murder - 51.7

2008
Violent Crime - 1,019.4
Murder - 63.6

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Detroit

2013
Violent Crime - 2,072.3
Murder - 45.1

2012
Violent Crime - 2,122.9
Murder - 54.6

2011
Violent Crime - 2,137.4
Murder - 48.2

2010
Violent Crime - 2,377.9
Murder - 43.4

2009
Violent Crime - 1,991.8
Murder - 40.0

2008
Violent Crime - 1,985.2
Murder - 35.7
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