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 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. 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.

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Comments about Detroit

re: Americas Toilet Bowl - 7/27/2011: Jainy, I live in Bay City, too. Not exactly a slice of heaven, either. I must ask--why were you hanging out in the destitute and depressing areas of Detroit, when you... (read more)

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Comments about Chicago

Dangerous City: I've lived in Chicago over 25 years and now I can't wait to leave. Chicago is broke and Mayor Emanuel has cut the police force, particularly in the nicer neighborhoods.... (read more)

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Cities with the Least Crime Near Detroit, MichiganCrime Index
 Lake Angelus, MI12.5
 Pleasant Ridge, MI12.6
 Huntington Woods, MI14
 Franklin, MI14.4
 Lathrup Village, MI16.05
 Village of Grosse Pointe Shores, MI17.15
 Trenton, MI17.25
 Royal Oak, MI17.5
 Orchard Lake Village, MI17.8
 Bloomfield Hills, MI17.85

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