FBI Statistics Paint Detroit as Most Dangerous Big City in America
According to the Detroit Free Press, newly released FBI statistics paint Detroit as the most dangerous big city in America.
The FBI's numbers show that the number of violent crimes increased by 15.7 percent in Detroit between 2015 and 2016, from 11,346 to 13,705. Violent crimes included murders, rapes, assaults and robberies.
The city witnessed more murders last year than Los Angeles, which has nearly six times as many people, according to the new FBI crime figures.