From 2015 to 2016, murder and non-negligent manslaughter rates in the United States went up 8.4%, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
This list looks at cities with a population of 25,000 or more to remove outliers. Murder rate per capita (per 10,000 people) is calculated to standardize and compare results.
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