The 11 Most Dangerous U.S. Cities


6. Memphis

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Crime Risk Index: 361 FBI data puts Memphis among the cities with the highest crime rates, and the city is using data to fight back. In 2005, Memphis Police Department began Operation Blue CRUSH (Crime Reduction Utilizing Statistical History), which uses reporting data to identify and target crime “hot spots” around the city. The initiative also posts weekly crime data updates on the police department Web site.

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