FBI DATA 2017: #50 to #1: MA’s Most Dangerous Cities and Towns – Where Does Worcester Rank?

by | Oct 12, 2018 | Crime, Headlines, News

WORCESTER – On Monday, Sept. 24, 2018, the FBI released their violent crimes data from the 2017 Uniform Crime Reporting [UCR] Program — a collection of the number of offenses that come to the attention of law enforcement for violent crime and property crime across each town, city, state and region in the United States.

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ThisWeekinWorcester.com has gathered that data and ranked the 50 cities and towns in Massachusetts with the highest violent crime rates per capita [1,000 people].

SEE #50 to #41 – MA’s Most Dangerous Cities and Towns 

National statistics:

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Patrick Sargent is the founder and lead reporter for ThisWeekinWorcester.com. He was born and raised on Grafton Hill and is a graduate of Holy Name high school and Worcester State University. Previous to starting TWIW, he worked as a contributing reporter for the Worcester Sun. Before that, over the course of several years, he had stints with GoLocalWorcester, Worcester Magazine, the Leominster Champion and Fitchburg Pride. He can be contacted at [email protected]