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Old 03-04-2012, 07:30 PM
 
Location: Houston Inner Loop
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True. However, don't take those rates for granted. New York's crime rate is also low. But you can't just walk through the Bronx or through some areas in Brooklyn so freely just because you are "from" a city that has a higher crime rate. Same with Houston and Dallas. You're not going to walk through Oak Cliff or Acres Homes and think you run things. Not gonna happen.
Yeah but why would you even consider going to Aces Homes for example? That's hardly indicative of crime in Greater Houston. Let me put it this way. I have lived in central Houston since 1995 and have never witnessed any criminal activity. Lived in Dallas for about 10 years and only saw some petty stuff. Just a tip: be smart and carry the heat!
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Old 03-04-2012, 10:27 PM
 
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Considering the top southern states that consistently get ranked for highest crime in the us are- South Carolina, Louisiana, Tennessee, Florida, Alabama, Arkansas, and Maryland also ranks in the top states for crime, so if we were to go by the Census definition of the south there is a lot to choose from in terms of high crime area's so take your pick.
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Old 03-05-2012, 02:20 PM
 
Location: Jefferson City 4 days a week, St. Louis 3 days a week
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Whoa, Memphis is bad? I often think about going there.
I would say so, yes. A&E did a TV show called "The First 48", and Memphis was one of the primary cities featured on it. So was Miami. I would bet you have to be a pretty dangerous city in order to be selected for a crime show in which multiple seasons are aired.
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Old 03-05-2012, 08:24 PM
 
Location: Hazel Green, AL
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Top 5 Cities In The South That You Are Most Likely To Be Mugged In:
1. Miami
2. New Orleans
3. Atlanta
4. Birmingham
5. Memphis
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Old 03-05-2012, 09:32 PM
 
Location: Denver
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Top 5 Cities In The South That You Are Most Likely To Be Mugged In:
1. Miami
2. New Orleans
3. Atlanta
4. Birmingham
5. Memphis
Forgot Houston.
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Old 03-05-2012, 09:35 PM
 
Location: Washington D.C. By way of Texas
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Forgot Houston.
No he didnt. As he said top five.
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Old 03-05-2012, 09:36 PM
 
Location: Washington D.C. By way of Texas
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its been a well kept secret that san antonio and houston crime was actually hihger than dallas and that both cities can rival new orleans and detroit in crime but of course they are gonna play it off safe so more people can continue to move to both cities both cities are run by the cartel and mafia not to mention gangs
100% false. I dont know where to begin.
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Old 03-07-2012, 07:06 PM
 
Location: city data
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I would say so, yes. A&E did a TV show called "The First 48", and Memphis was one of the primary cities featured on it. So was Miami. I would bet you have to be a pretty dangerous city in order to be selected for a crime show in which multiple seasons are aired.
and so was houston (most of harris county)
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Old 03-07-2012, 07:08 PM
 
Location: city data
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100% false. I dont know where to begin.
its was an article that claim san antonio and especially houston undereports crime you do know houston was the murder capitol in the early 80s i can show a link for proof god bless
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Old 03-08-2012, 09:37 AM
 
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I would say so, yes. A&E did a TV show called "The First 48", and Memphis was one of the primary cities featured on it. So was Miami. I would bet you have to be a pretty dangerous city in order to be selected for a crime show in which multiple seasons are aired.
Memphis was there alright, but the vast majority of the TV drama was simmering in those unfortunate lowest socio-economic neighborhoods where you don't go as a visitor. You were cranked back in your recliner enjoying the misery of those who had fallen through the cracks. The poster who concocted the list of cities where you were "most likely to be mugged" in which he included Memphis most likely never experienced that himself or if he did he was in an area he probably shouldn't have been. Those of us who've worked and walked the streets of Memphis for decades along side tens of thousands of tourists and never witnessed a violent crime don't recognize this categorization as reality.
St. Louis has the same scenario.
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