Most Dangerous Cities In Africa With longstanding economic disparity and ongoing racial tension, the nation of South Africa has six of the ten most dangerous cities on the continent. Police in Cape Town, South Africa block the road to deal with a public disturbance on the city's streets.
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.
Four cities in the United States made the 2016 list: St. Louis, Baltimore, Detroit, and New Orleans. Latin American cities, on the other hand, took the shocking list by storm. In fact, nine out of the top 10 are Latin American cities, with Caracas in Venezuela topping the list.
Belize City Crime. Belize City crime is rampant and Belize City is dangerous. I know it’s a harsh statement. But in the world there are only a handful of things I know to be true, and this is one of them. Chetumal was rough but it was only preparing me for the trip farther South.
Frankly, there is no perfect answer as to why Iceland has one of the lowest violent crime rates in the world. According to the 2011 Global Study on Homicide by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), Iceland's homicide rate between 1999-2009 never went above 1.8 per 100,000 population on any given year.
Odessa’s violent crime rate of 806 incidents per 100,000 inhabitants is the highest in Texas by a fairly wide margin; Lubbock, the #2 city on the list, drops down to 658 per 100,000. Lubbock’s rate is slanted a bit more toward robbery, while Odessa has more aggravated assault cases, with a shocking 645 cases per 100,000 people.
With a crime rate of 47 per one thousand residents, Fresno has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes - from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. One's chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 21.
With a crime rate of 66 per one thousand residents, Baltimore has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes - from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. One's chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 15.
Unfortunately, it’s also the 6th most dangerous city in Arizona, with residents 1 in 98 odds of being the victim of a violent crime. The good news is that violent crime has been dropping steadily, and property crime is down 33% in the last 2 year period that data is available.
Located just five miles southwest of downtown Philadelphia, Darby is the most violent city in Pennsylvania by a wide, wide margin. A shockingly high 1 in 46 of Darby’s residents was a victim of a violent crime in 2016, a rate four times worse than Philly.
AreaVibes.com says Milwaukee is safer than 4 percent of the cities in the United States. Another way to say that would be that Milwaukee’s violent crime rate is higher than 96 percent of the country. NeighborhoodScout.com says the figure is 3 percent.
With a crime rate of 68 per one thousand residents, Detroit has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes - from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. One's chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 15.