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Old 03-09-2012, 03:59 PM
 
Location: Washington D.C. By way of Texas
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Originally Posted by Han$ome Texan View Post
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
Bruh. Every city underreports crime. Besides, that was 30 years ago. Houston has made tremendous strides to clean up their act. Crime wise, Houston is much safer than New Orleans and Detroit today and has a lower crime rate than both cities.
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Old 03-09-2012, 06:37 PM
 
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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.
The "First 48" on A & E doesn't represent Miami well or most of the cities it portrays. Usually the murder victims are black and so are the suspects. At the end of 2011 Miami had around 60 murders for a city of 400,000 so that's roughly 15 murders for every 100,000 residents which isn't that high.

The Miami Herald analyzed the murders and found that 60% of the homicides in the city were black men under the age of 35 which is shockingly high. The remaining were basically domestic disputes with very few actually being a random murder.

New Orleans by far has to be the murder capital of the South since it's homicide rate is almost triple that of Miami's and it has 100,000 less fewer people than Miami does.
Miami attracts tens of millions of tourists annually and if it were so dangerous why do they come? A tourist getting shot, killed or mugged makes national headlines here but not some local resident involved in crime.
If you are into illegal activities crime will find you in Miami not vice versa.
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Old 03-09-2012, 08:44 PM
 
Location: Denver
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New Orleans by far has to be the murder capital of the South since it's homicide rate is almost triple that of Miami's and it has 100,000 less fewer people than Miami does.
Miami attracts tens of millions of tourists annually and if it were so dangerous why do they come? A tourist getting shot, killed or mugged makes national headlines here but not some local resident involved in crime.
If you are into illegal activities crime will find you in Miami not vice versa.
Same with New Orleans.
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Old 03-09-2012, 09:18 PM
 
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^ yes I tend to agree.
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Old 03-09-2012, 09:24 PM
 
Location: plano
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heres the plan, name what you think are the top 3 most dangerous cities in the south. inspired by Midwest thread.

DC, Miami and N Va.
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Old 03-09-2012, 11:16 PM
 
Location: Pittsburgh, USA
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2012 Murder Rates:

9.3% New Orleans
7.0% Baton Rouge
4.7% Birmingham
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Old 03-10-2012, 08:44 AM
 
Location: city data
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2012 Murder Rates:

9.3% New Orleans
7.0% Baton Rouge
4.7% Birmingham
actually some border towns are worse than all citys mentioned above Brownsville had over 3000 murders this year alone......
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Old 03-10-2012, 09:04 AM
 
Location: Washington D.C. By way of Texas
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actually some border towns are worse than all citys mentioned above Brownsville had over 3000 murders this year alone......


Brownsville did not have 30 let alone 3000 murders this year.
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Old 03-10-2012, 09:11 AM
 
Location: city data
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Brownsville did not have 30 let alone 3000 murders this year.
wrong watch the txcn channel they did a special report about how the cartel war violence is getting innocent civilians killed numbers are deceiving but of course you cant watch the txcn channel because you live in d.c
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Old 03-10-2012, 09:58 AM
 
Location: Denver
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wrong watch the txcn channel they did a special report about how the cartel war violence is getting innocent civilians killed numbers are deceiving but of course you cant watch the txcn channel because you live in d.c
3000 murders in 3 months?
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