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Detroit Has the 3rd Highest Murder Rate in the Nation

[jwplayer nSHWBp5L] The deadly weekend in Chicago is the most recent indication of the soaring violence in the city. There have been 614 murders in the city so far this year — more than in New York and Los Angeles combined and the highest number in over a decade. Nationwide, while the number of homicides […]

Detroit is the 2nd Most Dangerous City in America

[jwplayer jN4wLTK1] The FBI reported Monday that 1,197,704 violent crimes were committed in 2015, up 3.9% from 2014. Violent crime rates are by no means uniform across the country. Some of the nation’s cities are far more dangerous than others. 24/7 Wall St. reviewed violent crime rates in major U.S. cities from the FBI’s 2015 […]

Michigan is the 17th Most Violent State

[jwplayer 10FpSSoV] Although the risk of deadly shootings appears to have escalated, violence in the United States is trending downward. In 1995, there were 685 violent incidents per 100,000 people nationwide. By 2014, the national violent crime rate had fallen to 366 violent crimes per 100,000 people. The United States is far from the most […]

Michigan Has the 6th Highest Rate of Identity Theft

Identity theft — when a criminal steals personal information such as a social security or credit card number — remains one of the most popular scams in the United States. Just as the importance of digital identities and online transactions has risen during the age of the Internet, so too has the incidence of fraud-related […]

Michigan is the 13th Most Dangerous State

Violent crime has become less common in the United States in recent years. Since 1995, the incidence of violent crime has decreased by nearly half, from 685 incidents per 100,000 Americans, to 366 incidents per 100,000 Americans today. While the nation is becoming safer as a whole, in many states, violent crime is far more […]

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