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Old 10-02-2011, 08:35 AM
 
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Yes, I realize it's already late 2011... but it takes time for the previous year's statistics to be compiled and released by the FBI.



All of the numbers are updated for 2010, with the exception of Cuba's number, which is based on a report for the year 2008.
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Old 10-02-2011, 08:45 AM
 
Location: Berlin, MD
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Interesting for sure. Can't say it makes me proud to be a Marylander though
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Old 10-02-2011, 09:13 AM
 
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USVI, holy sh*t
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Old 10-02-2011, 09:43 AM
 
Location: the future
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Interesting for sure. Can't say it makes me proud to be a Marylander though
It's down overrall in MD but Baltimore no. Pg county had an uptick also....Mexico as a country has a murder rate of DC.
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Old 10-02-2011, 09:16 PM
 
Location: Somewhere below Mason/Dixon
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Living in Michigan our neighbors, Canada and Wisconsin have low murder rates. Ours is more than twice that of Canada and Wisconsin. If you take out our one rotten city Detroit, our state would match that of Canada and Wisconsin. I find that sad that one filthy city can drag down a whole state. SHAME on Detroit!
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Old 10-02-2011, 09:26 PM
 
Location: Up on the moon laughing down on you
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USVI, holy sh*t
The actual numbers are not that high (St Thomas is the most populated and it only has 50K people) but wow, that percentage is still something- even though it amounts to only 30 murders a year.

I guess it comes down to what scares you most. A Greater statistical chance of being killed, or greater numbers of people being killed.

what is up with Vermont and New Hampshire? doesn't anyone have fun over there???
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Old 10-03-2011, 09:07 AM
 
Location: Lafayette, La
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I think Louisiana is heavily skewed by Baton Rouge and New Orleans. The entire rest of the state has relatively low murder rates.
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Old 10-03-2011, 09:17 PM
 
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I think Louisiana is heavily skewed by Baton Rouge and New Orleans. The entire rest of the state has relatively low murder rates.
and Shreivesport, I see BR has gotten the worst over the years..But its interesting overrall it seems everyone went down especially AZ and NM who are always at the top with LA
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Old 10-03-2011, 09:25 PM
 
Location: France
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Not surprised, Baltimore (Murdermore/Bloodimore, or whatever some like to called it) and prince georges county are Maryland's Murder capitols. It's a Shame, without those 2 Marylands murder rate probably would not be that high.
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Old 10-03-2011, 09:30 PM
 
Location: France
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Would have expected California's rate to be higher, also surprised Arizona is so high.(It's just higher then I thought it would be)

Seems like I should move northwest instead of south like I've been planning to do.
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