The Law Street issued its third annual report telling about the most dangerous states of the USA.
It has created a list covering all 50 states and ordering them from the most dangerous to the safest ones. In addition, the report provides statistics for every American city with a population of 25,000 or more. All the cities in the list have been classified according to a crime rate per 100,000 people. Criminal violence consists of robbery, aggravated assault, murder, and rape.
According to the latest criminal information provided by the FBI, Alaska is claimed to be the most dangerous American state. This tendency continues for the second year in a row. Although the level of crime has insignificantly reduced – from 640 crimes per 100,000 residents in 2013 to 635.8 per 100,000 in 2014 – Alaska still remains the number one in the list. The second most dangerous place is Nevada (635.6), which is followed by Tennessee (608.4).
On the other hand, Vermont has been recognized as the safest American state. The level of crime reaches just 99.3 per 100,000 inhabitants there. Thus, it becomes the absolute winner in this category.