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The Poor Have Double the Rate of Violent Crime

Persons in poor households at or below the Federal Poverty Level (FPL) (39.8 per 1,000) had more than double the rate of violent victimization as persons in high-income households (16.9 per 1,000) for the period 2008–2012 per the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS). Serious violence (rape or sexual assault, robbery and aggravated assault) accounted for […]

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Crime in mid-size metropolitan areas rising faster than larger metro areas

Crime in America.Net Dear readers. We keep getting inquiries about city and state crime comparisons and we keep saying that it’s really difficult to make accurate assessments.  See http://crimeinamerica.net/city-crime-rates-top-ten-cities/ for a discussion. But what many are looking for is purely understandable; you’re seeking to information to keep you and your family safe or you’re looking […]

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New City Crime Comparisons: Do You Believe the Data?

Crime in America.Net We have updated information comparing crime in cities for 2009 from CQ Press using  data from the FBI’s “Crime in the United States.” For the complete list of comparisons, see http://os.cqpress.com/citycrime/2010/City_crime_rate_2010-2011_hightolow.pdf. See more information on this website regarding a comprehensive overview of crime rankings for cities, state and countries at http://crimeinamerica.net/city-crime-rates-top-ten-cities/. We […]

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28 percent of burglaries involve people at home: good doors-windows prevent violent crime

Crime in America.Net An estimated 3.7 million household burglaries occurred each year on average from 2003 to 2007. In about 28% of these burglaries, a household member was present during the burglary. In 7% of all household burglaries, a household member experienced some form of violent victimization (see below for press release and link) Crime […]

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FBI 2009 Mortgage Fraud Report “Year in Review”

There are few events in the last 20 years with a more profound potential  impact on crime than mortgage fraud. There are cities and neighborhoods throughout the United States devastated by empty homes and the resulting connections with crime. There are some within the criminal justice community who feel that  the problems associated with  mortgage fraud are only […]

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Most Stolen Cars List Added to City Crime Rates-Top Ten Cities List-Crime in America.Net

Crime in America.Net includes research on crime rates for American cities and states, commonly known as the top ten cities, the most dangerous cities or as Forbes puts it, “The Most Miserable Cities.” There is also data comparing crime rates for countries. See http://crimeinamerica.net/city-crime-rates-top-ten-cities/ The post adds a Forbes article on cities with the highest […]

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Crime and Buying a House. Most Dangerous Cities. Crime in America.Net

When we started Crime in America.Net, we never envisioned that we would end up on so many real estate sites. It’s obvious that people are greatly concerned about crime issues and their new home purchase. We understand that fear. When we created http://crimeinamerica.net/city-crime-rates-top-ten-cities/ it was an academic exercise and an opportunity to make the site […]

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