Monday, October 3, 2016

Crime Revisited, Again

Given that certain Rochesterians insist that the city of Rochester is remarkably dangerous, here is a list of 25 cities with over 100,000 residents that these Rochesterians should never, ever visit.  (In other words, these are the 25 Most Dangerous Cities, from least to most dangerous, as measured by violent crimes per 100,000 residents in 2015 - sorry, Rochester did not make the cut.)

  • Minneapolis, MN
  • Tallahassee, FL
  • Springfield, IL
  • Anchorage, AL
  • Springfield, MA
  • Buffalo, NY
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Toledo, OH
  • Hartford, CT (I lived there for four years.)
  • Lansing, MI
  • Washington, DC
  • San Bernardino, CA
  • Indianapolis, IN
  • Stockton, CA
  • Springfield, MO
  • Kansas City, MO
  • Oakland, CA
  • Little Rock, AR
  • Baltimore, MD
  • Rockford, IL
  • Milwaukee, WI (I was born there.)
  • Memphis, TN
  • Birmingham, AL
  • Detroit, MI
  • St. Louis, MO (My wife and I went to college there, lived off campus, and survived!)


  1. Ha! You make me laugh. Hope to run into you at some time in the future.