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Old 06-22-2009, 03:54 PM
 
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Old 06-22-2009, 05:34 PM
 
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2008 FBI Crime report

Preliminary Annual Uniform Crime Report, 2008 (http://www.fbi.gov/ucr/08aprelim/index.html - broken link)

City - Murders

Bmore- 234
Detroit- 306
St Louis- 167
Phoenix-167
Oakland-115
Atlanta-105
Jacksonville-112
Vegas-120
Chicago-510
Memphis-137
Dallas-170
San Antonio-116
NYC-496
La-384
Philly-331
Houston-294

Those aren't all the top. Columbus, OH had over 100 and Cleveland had up there as well.

Although, those FBI numbers aren't correct. It has 90 homicides for Cleveland in 2007, when the city had 142 I believe. We had a thread here on city-data noting every homicide and cleveland.com tracked them as well. It was at or around 140 homicides.

So just because the the FBI website is supposed to accurate, they aren't. Like Cleveland, I'm sure more cities under report... because 40 murders OFF the total is a bit of a flaw.
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Old 06-22-2009, 06:07 PM
 
Location: Cleveland
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Those aren't all the top. Columbus, OH had over 100 and Cleveland had up there as well.

Although, those FBI numbers aren't correct. It has 90 homicides for Cleveland in 2007, when the city had 142 I believe. We had a thread here on city-data noting every homicide and cleveland.com tracked them as well. It was at or around 140 homicides.

So just because the the FBI website is supposed to accurate, they aren't. Like Cleveland, I'm sure more cities under report... because 40 murders OFF the total is a bit of a flaw.
Just off the top, Cleveland was off 45 homicides, Lorain was off, Cincinnati was off, Detroit was off, many others as well.
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Old 06-22-2009, 07:05 PM
 
Location: Philadelphia,New Jersey, NYC!
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Maybe I should have made it more clear in my thread. There is one muder capital per year, I am looking for the one city that was the murder capital by year. 1990, 1991, 1992, etc..

google's your friend brah...

but i agree with what everyones posted. theres a reason the same cities crop up.

sorry to say but for big cities - baltimore, DC and chicago are tough

then you got camden, e. st. louis, gary, oakland, youngstown, etc...
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Old 06-22-2009, 07:10 PM
 
Location: Baton Rouge
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This subject has been established several times over. It seems like every other thread is about this and every time the same cities get listed:

Detroit
Philly
Camden
Gary
St. Louis
New Orleans
Atlanta
Baltimore
East St. Louis
Miami
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Old 06-22-2009, 07:19 PM
 
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This subject has been established several times over. It seems like every other thread is about this and every time the same cities get listed:

Detroit
Philly
Camden
Gary
St. Louis
New Orleans
Atlanta
Baltimore
East St. Louis
Miami
Not entirely sure about Miami being on that list. They typically don't top 100 murders, nor is their per capita rate that high (comparatively). Flint, Youngstown, Cleveland, DC, Compton, etc are all more dangerous. Heck there are other cities then that with more homicides then Miami. Just FYI
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Old 06-22-2009, 10:23 PM
 
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Not entirely sure about Miami being on that list. They typically don't top 100 murders, nor is their per capita rate that high (comparatively). Flint, Youngstown, Cleveland, DC, Compton, etc are all more dangerous. Heck there are other cities then that with more homicides then Miami. Just FYI
miami up until 2005 had a murder rate of 21+ and that was just 75-85 murders. back in the day pre 1998 the city use to avg 110+ and in 1982 it had 400 something, while the whole dade county had 621.
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Old 06-22-2009, 11:18 PM
 
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google's your friend brah...

but i agree with what everyones posted. theres a reason the same cities crop up.

sorry to say but for big cities - baltimore, DC and chicago are tough

then you got camden, e. st. louis, gary, oakland, youngstown, etc...
Ya I know, but for this one I cannot find squat. I know in 1992 East Palo Alto was the murder capital of America which is 2 miles away from Stanford University. Also I know Chicago has claimed the title a few time too.
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Old 10-26-2010, 10:35 PM
 
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The city of 100,000 population or more with the highest per capita murder rate is the actual murder capital. Murder capital in left column, major city with highest per capita rate in right column.

1985- Detroit 58.2 1985-Detroit 58.2
1986- Detroit 59.1 1986-Detroit 59.1
1987- Detroit 62.8 1987-Detroit 62.8
1988- D.C.---59.5 1988-D.C.---59.5
1989- D.C.---71.9 1989-D.C.---71.9
1990- D.C.---77.8 1990-D.C.---77.8
1991- D.C.---80.6 1991-D.C.---80.6
1992- D.C.---75.2 1992-D.C.---75.2
1993- Gary---89.1 1993-N.O.---80.3
1994- N.O.---85.8 1994-N.O.---85.8
1995- Gary---83.3 1995-N.O.---74.5
1996- Gary---89.6 1996-D.C.---73.1
1997- Gary---84.1 1997-D.C.---56.9
1998- Gary---68.9 1998-D.C.---49.7
1999- Gary---68.6 1999-D.C.---46.4
2000- Gary---65.2 2000-N.O.---42.1
2001- Gary---79.4 2001-N.O.---44.0
2002- Gary---57.7 2002-N.O.---53.1
2003- Gary---67.0 2003-N.O.---57.7
2004- N.O.---56.0 2004-N.O.---56.0
2005- Gary---58.0 2005-N.O.---45.3---8 months
2006- N.O.---76.4 2006-N.O.---76.4
2007- N.O.---74.0 2007-N.O.---74.0
2008- N.O.---63.6 2008-N.O.---63.6
2009- N.O.---51.9 2009-N.O.---51,9
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Old 10-27-2010, 05:56 AM
 
Location: Hernando County, FL
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Is it just me or did anyone else find it funny that a poster with the name gogetta wanted someone else to do all his research and post the data for him?
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