Detroit has made its manner out of the highest spot on the listing of the nation’s most violent cities, in accordance with essentially the most lately launched 2017 FBI crime knowledge.
In response to the statistics reported to the FBI by police companies throughout the nation, St. Louis is now essentially the most violent metropolis, per capita, with greater than 50,000 residents within the U.S. Flint ranked sixth, primarily based on 2017 knowledge.
Rounding out the highest 5 are Baltimore, Memphis and Camden, New Jersey, respectively.
Detroit Police Chief James Craig stated, whereas he’d prefer to see crime stats decline at a faster tempo, they proceed to development downward within the metropolis.
He pounces to 10 fewer homicides and 74 fewer nonfatal shootings as of Sept. 24, in comparison with the totals on the similar time final yr.
Detroit ranked seventh within the nation relating to reported property crimes, per capita, in cities with greater than 50,000 folks.