Study: Memphis tied for highest violent crime rate in United States

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (localmemphis.com) – Could the Bluff City be called the Rough City? According to a ranking by Wallethub released Monday, Memphis has tied five other cities for having the highest violent crime rate in the country.

The other cities are Kansas City, Birmingham, Baltimore, Detroit, and St. Louis.

The lowest violent crime rates are Warwick, Rhode Island; Provo, Utah; Virginia Beach, Virginia; Casper, Wyoming; and Nashua, New Hampshire.

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