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View Poll Results: What do You think is the Most Dangerous city in the US?
Newark, NJ 10 13.70%
St louis 9 12.33%
Detroit 25 34.25%
Memphis 4 5.48%
Miami 6 8.22%
Atlanta 1 1.37%
Baltimore/D.C. 5 6.85%
New Orleans 7 9.59%
Orlando 2 2.74%
Los Angeles 4 5.48%
Voters: 73. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 11-14-2007, 09:34 PM
 
Location: the red light running capital
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I was reading a discussion in the miami forum and folks were discussing hoe bad crime can be in Miami/Ft Lauderdale areas... my question is, which large metro area, in your opinion, is the most dangerous?
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Old 11-14-2007, 09:39 PM
 
Location: On my way to FLA baby !!
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I have been in them all and this is my list of stay aways if you can.

Baltimore, Philly, Memphis, St. Louis, NYC, Indy, Detroit and although not metro, Louisville, Ky, Florence SC and Birmingham Ala are scary.
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Old 11-14-2007, 09:40 PM
 
Location: On my way to FLA baby !!
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I voted for St Louis but Baltimore would be right up there with it.
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Old 11-14-2007, 09:41 PM
 
Location: the red light running capital
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It's funny that you mention Florence, SC. Although I dont believe I have ever been there, and it is not large, I have heard about the place.
I went with St Louis, just based on the latest facts and articles I have read about it. Never been there before though.
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Old 11-18-2007, 05:57 PM
 
Location: orlando
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I have been in them all and this is my list of stay aways if you can.

Baltimore, Philly, Memphis, St. Louis, NYC, Indy, Detroit and although not metro, Louisville, Ky, Florence SC and Birmingham Ala are scary.
new york is one of the safest cities in america
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Old 11-18-2007, 07:37 PM
 
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actually there is a front page on cnn . com right now about which cities are most dangerous. Miami isn't in the top 10. It was done by an independent association of criminologists, using FBI data. Many cities are up in arms because it is different than their 'reported' stats. But the methodology used seems more accurate than others.

Ranked Most Dangerous

1. Detroit, Michigan
2. St. Louis, Missouri
3. Flint, Michigan
4. Oakland, California
5. Camden, New Jersey
6. Birmingham, Alabama
7. North Charleston, South Carolina
8. Memphis, Tennessee
9. Richmond, California
10. Cleveland, Ohio
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Old 11-18-2007, 07:41 PM
 
Location: Louisiana
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actually there is a front page on cnn . com right now about which cities are most dangerous. Miami isn't in the top 10. It was done by an independent association of criminologists, using FBI data. Many cities are up in arms because it is different than their 'reported' stats. But the methodology used seems more accurate than others.

Ranked Most Dangerous

1. Detroit, Michigan
2. St. Louis, Missouri
3. Flint, Michigan
4. Oakland, California
5. Camden, New Jersey
6. Birmingham, Alabama
7. North Charleston, South Carolina
8. Memphis, Tennessee
9. Richmond, California
10. Cleveland, Ohio
New Orleans was bad before Katrina, and now with only a fraction of its population back in the city its crime rate is already considerably higher than before, so I wonder why it's not on this list? New Orleans, outside of the touristy French Quarter, is one extremely scary place.
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Old 11-18-2007, 07:46 PM
 
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I think it shows the politics and fraud involved in cities reported stats. Here is the article:

The 14th annual "City Crime Rankings: Crime in Metropolitan America" was published by CQ Press, a unit of Congressional Quarterly Inc. It is based on the FBI's Sept. 24 crime statistics report.

Moderator cut: copyrights

Last edited by Yac; 12-14-2007 at 05:50 AM..
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Old 11-20-2007, 06:17 PM
 
Location: South of Houston
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Originally posted by SBCmetroguy ... New Orleans was bad before Katrina, and now with only a fraction of its population back in the city its crime rate is already considerably higher than before, so I wonder why it's not on this list?
You know, I was wondering the same thing. Guess thats because most of them are in Texas now.
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Old 11-20-2007, 06:30 PM
 
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What the hell is this doing in the automotive forum?
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