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Old February 14, 2012, 08:46 AM   #21
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What do you suppose makes one place more dangerous than another? Hawaii had a total of 24 murders in 2010 with a population of around 1,375,000. Pretty dangerous, huh? Phoenix with a population of 1,445,000, had 119 murders while Dallas had 148 murders with a population of about 1,200,000.

If you want danger, go to Birmingham. There were 273 murders with a population of 212,000. More dangerous than El Paso.

The county where I live has a resident population of about 1,100,000 but could only manage 16 murders.
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