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Lubbock ranks 122nd in America's Most Dangerous City list

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - St. Louis, Missouri, the city known as the ‘Gateway to the West,' has a new title: 'America's Most Dangerous City,' and Lubbock is also on that list.

A study by C-Q Press in 2009 looked at six different types of crime: murder, rape, burglary, robbery, aggravated assault and motor vehicle theft.

St. Louis topped the list, followed by Camden, New Jersey, Detroit and Flint, Michigan, and Oakland, California. Out of the 400 cities in the study, with 400 being the best, Lubbock ranked 122nd.

The safest city in the United States is Colonie, New York. The top 10 most dangerous cities in America are:

  • 1 St. Louis, MO
  • 2 Camden, NJ
  • 3 Detroit, MI
  • 4 Flint, MI
  • 5 Oakland, CA 308
  • 6 Richmond, CA
  • 7 Cleveland, OH
  • 8 Compton, CA
  • 9 Gary, IN
  • 10 Birmingham, AL

To see the full list, go to http://os.cqpress.com/citycrime/2010/City_crime_rate_2010-2011_hightolow.pdf

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