And Cleveland is only number 10!
Police chief Mike McGrath has said that there was little change in Cleveland's crime statistics from 2011 to 2012; nationwide, there's been a 1.2 percent increase in violent crime. As usual, there's a strong correlation with metro poverty levels.
Here are all the cities we are safer than:
10 - Cleveland
9 - Baltimore
8 - New Haven, Conn.
7 - Birmingham, Ala.
6 - Stockton, Calif.
5 - Memphis, Tenn.
4 - St. Louis
3 - Oakland, Calif.
2 - Detroit, Mich.
1 - Flint, Mich.
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