Crime in Honduras concerns how in recent years Honduras has experienced very high levels of violence and criminality. Homicide violence reached a peak in 2012 with an average of 20 homicides a day. Cities such as San Pedro Sula and the Tegucigalpa have registered homicide rates among the highest in the world.
Crime in Venezuela is widespread, with violent crimes such as murder and kidnapping often increasing annually. The United Nations has attributed crime to the poor political and economic environment in the country, which has the second highest murder rate in the world.
Location has a significant impact on crime in India. In 2012, Kerala reported the highest cognisable crime rate of 455.8 among States of India, while Nagaland recorded lowest rates (47.7). The rates were calculated by National Crime Records Bureau as the number of incidents per 100,000 of the population.
The Iceland prison service’s claim to fame is the imprisonment of numerous bankers, further to the global financial crash. But the current murder case places the Iceland police in the spotlight. Cases such as this are make or break in terms of public confidence in the police and Iceland is no different.
Within California, more than 93% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Fresno. Importantly, when you compare Fresno to other communities of similar population, then Fresno crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average.
More on Memphis: Data | Photos | Rankings The largest city in the state has the 1st highest rate of violent crime of any city in all of Tennessee. Residents faced a 1 in 54 chance of being raped, assaulted, or murdered in 2016, a 5% higher rate than in 2015.
Within Pennsylvania, more than 97% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Philadelphia. In fact, after researching dangerous places to live, NeighborhoodScout found Philadelphia to be one of the top 100 most dangerous cities in the U.S.A.
Across the country, violent crime generally is concentrated in larger cities, so it stands to reason there is less violent crime in most parts of the country. But the figures used in the website rankings compare Milwaukee with cities such as Mount Pleasant near Racine (15 violent crimes in 2014) and Sun Prairie (32) near Madison that have a population as low as 25,000.