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Old 04-13-2009, 07:41 PM   #1
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Default The most dangerous cities in America

According to City Crime Rankings 2008-2009 by Kathleen O'Leary Morgan, Scott Morgan, and Dr. Rachel Boba. I'm surprised that Jackson, Mississippi is on the list and that New York isn't in the top 25. Do you live in one of them?

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1 New Orleans, LA
2 Camden, NJ
3 Detroit, MI
4 St. Louis, MO
5 Oakland, CA
6 Flint, MI
7 Gary, IN
8 Birmingham, AL
9 Richmond, CA
10 North Charleston, SC
11 Cleveland, OH
12 Baltimore, MD
13 Miami Gardens, FL
14 Memphis, TN
15 Youngstown, OH
16 Atlanta, GA
17 Compton, CA
18 Orlando, FL
19 Little Rock, AR
20 Minneapolis, MN
21 Washington, DC
22 Philadelphia, PA
23 Jackson, MS
24 Newark, NJ
25 Milwaukee, WI
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Old 04-13-2009, 07:43 PM   #2
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According to City Crime Rankings 2008-2009 by Kathleen O'Leary Morgan, Scott Morgan, and Dr. Rachel Boba. I'm surprised that Jackson, Mississippi is on the list and that New York isn't in the top 25. Do you live in one of them?
crime in nyc has gone down a ton. in fact i think last year was the lowest gun deaths since they kept records.

im not at all surprised that NO takes the top spot.
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Old 04-13-2009, 07:48 PM   #3
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I just moved from Oakland CA (#5 on the list) up to Portland OR. There were parts of Oakland I definitely stayed away from at night.
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Old 04-13-2009, 07:53 PM   #4
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#1 again..
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Old 04-13-2009, 08:01 PM   #5
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Default Re: The most dangerous cities in America

I'm really surprised that places like Little Rock, Gary, Flint, Youngstown, Minneapolis, are ahead of places like Philadelphia and Newark.

Trenton, NJ deserves honorable mention if a place like Youngstown is being listed.

Richmond, CA is horrible.
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I live like 25 minutes from Camden
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Old 04-13-2009, 08:04 PM   #7
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Some of my favorite cities are on this list.
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Old 04-13-2009, 08:06 PM   #8
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http://www.insidehoops.com/forum/sho...d.php?t=124730

Not trying to budge but I had a similar thread.
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Old 04-13-2009, 08:19 PM   #9
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Richmond, CA is horrible.

yeah, richmond looked bad as hell. my mates and i were visiting an old friend who lives in a gated community last week and due to a horrible gps system we cruised through the hood. interesting experience to say the least
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yay! no LA.
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Old 04-13-2009, 08:37 PM   #11
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Dallas should be top 5, seeing as our homicide and armed robbery rates are out the ass
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Default Re: The most dangerous cities in America

When they determine the most dangerous cities, does it go by number of crimes/population ratio? NYC might have more incidents than Richmond, but it also has 7-8 million people.
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I might be going to New Orleans for the WSOP in a month...

never gonna leave the Casino...


naw I have been to new Orleans before...and yeah, you don't want to walk down the wrong street...but I was never scared

have not been there post-Katrina though...
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I might be going to New Orleans for the WSOP in a month...

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naw I have been to new Orleans before...and yeah, you don't want to walk down the wrong street...but I was never scared

have not been there post-Katrina though...
Forgot to tell you I made a rather large deposit on full tilt and as of tomorrow I'll be playing there.
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