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West Palm Beach, Florida
Tampa, Florida
USA
 CRIME INDEX INFORMATION
The crime indicies range 1-100. A higher number corresponds with more crime. Our crime rates are based on FBI data.

Violent crime is composed of four offenses: murder and nonnegligent manslaugher, forcible rape, robbery, and aggravated assault. All violent crimes involve force or threat of force.

Property crime includes the offenses of burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft, and arson. The object of the theft-type offenses is the taking of money or property, but there is no force or threat of force against the victims.

 COMMENTS
Comments about West Palm Beach

Contrary to belief. . . : I grew up in West Palm Beach my whole life, Crime has actually gone down. You generally know where to not travel if you want to stay away from the crime. Obviously, you... (read more)

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Comments about Tampa

re: Tampa is the Pits - 11/2/2007: Amen to that ann and I am also leaving this dump of a state dear... (read more)

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