Detroit's violent crime leads the nation

DETROIT — Detroit’s violent crime rate led the nation among big cities in 2019, despite the city’s numbers dropping.Last year, 13,040 violent crimes were reported to police — murder, rape, assault and robbery — in Detroit compared with 13,478 in 2018, a 3% drop, according to the FBI’s Crime in the United States report released Monday morning. It occurred as violent crime nationwide dropped 0.5% last year.But Detroit’s rate of 1,965 violent crimes per 100,000 people placed it highest among cities with more than 100,000 residents, followed by St. Louis, Missouri; Memphis, Tennessee; and Baltimor…

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