Which cities and states have the highest crime rates? | National Intelligence
New York City and its suburbs rank as the second-highest crime-ridden urban areas in the nation, according to a new national survey.
The survey, conducted by The Sentencing Project, found that New York was home to the second highest number of crimes in the U.S. by a wide margin, with nearly 1.3 million crimes reported there last year.
The New York Metropolitan area, which includes Queens, Brooklyn and Staten Island, had the third highest crime rate, with 667,000 reported crimes in 2016.
The top cities and towns for crime were: Baltimore, Maryland; New Orleans, Louisiana; Atlanta, Georgia; Tampa, Florida; Houston, Texas; Dallas, Texas.
The city with the highest number on the list was Baltimore, which had more than 2.2 million crimes.
The most crime-prone city was Chicago, with more than 1.5 million reported crimes.
A new national poll by the Sentencing Program, a nonprofit that advocates for criminal justice reform, found the U,S.
has the second lowest crime rate in the world behind China, where about 6.3 crimes per 100,000 people were reported in 2016, according the New York Times.
The report says that U. S. cities have a crime rate of less than 3 crimes per 1,000 residents.
A recent study in the journal Crime & Delinquency found that the city of New York has the highest violent crime rate on the continent with 467.5 crimes per million residents.
According to the Sentency Project, the top 10 crime-riddled cities in the country include Baltimore, Philadelphia, Chicago, Detroit, Los Angeles, Miami, Philadelphia and Milwaukee.
The group says crime-fighting strategies need to include more targeted policing, more training for police, increased access to medical treatment and mental health services, and other measures.
A total of 863,000 New York residents were arrested in 2016 for felonies, including robbery, burglary, robbery, rape, sexual assault, aggravated assault, assault with a deadly weapon, assault and battery, and drug crimes, according a New York Daily News report.
In total, New York State had 1,826,000 arrests for all felonies in 2016 and the state had a total of 1,738,000 criminal convictions in 2016 according to the data compiled by the U-M School of Public Affairs.
In 2017, the average New Yorker spent an average of $22,890 per year on their criminal justice costs, according an analysis by the University of Michigan Law School’s Institute for Research on Civic Learning and Engagement.
In a 2017 report, Sentencing Policy Center researchers found that, of the 634,000 crimes reported in the United States last year, the vast majority were committed by non-violent offenders.
About 95 percent of all reported crimes involve an offender with a nonviolent offense.
About 20 percent involved a person with a violent offense.