WORCESTER – On Monday, Sept. 25, the FBI released their violent crimes data from the 2016 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.

SEE LIST BELOW: Most Dangerous Towns and Cities in MA – #30 to #21

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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].

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According to the FBI,  violent crime is composed of four offenses: murder and nonnegligent manslaughterraperobbery, and aggravated assault. Violent crimes are defined in the UCR Program as those offenses that involve force or threat of force.

Below are the most dangerous cities and towns in MA per capita ranked #30 to #21:

 

#30

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Quincy

Population: 93,347

Violent Crimes: 408

Violent Crimes Per Capita: 4.36

Murder: 0

Rape: 30

Robbery: 60

Aggravated Assault: 318

 

 

#29

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Hadley

Population: 5,372

Violent Crimes: 24

Violent Crimes Per Capita:  4.46

Murder: 0

Rape: 1

Robber: 3

Aggravated Assault:  20

 

 

#28

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Northampton

Population: 28,521

Violent Crimes: 129

Violent Crimes Per Capita:  4.522

Murder: 0

Rape: 19

Robbery: 13

Aggravated Assault:  97

 

 

#27

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Barnstable

Population: 43,974

Violent Crimes: 199

Violent Crimes Per Capita: 4.525

Murder: 1

Rape: 16

Robbery: 15

Aggravated Assault: 167

 

 

#26

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Chicopee

Population: 56,887

Violent Crimes: 265

Violent Crimes Per Capita: 4.65

Murder: 2

Rape 45

Robbery: 50

Aggravated Assault: 168

 

#25

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Revere

Population: 53,514

Violent Crimes: 262

Violent Crimes Per Capita: 4.89

Murder: 0

Rape: 21

Robbery: 44

Aggravated Assault: 197

 

#24

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Palmer

Population: 12,171

Violent Crimes: 66

Violent Crimes Per Capita: 5.42

Murder: 0

Rape: 9

Robbery: 2

Aggravated Assault:  55

 

#23

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Wareham

Population: 22,422

Violent Crimes: 123

Violent Crimes Per Capita: 5,48

Murder: 0

Rape: 11

Robbery: 15

Aggravated Assault:  97

 

#22

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Ware

Population: 9,891

Violent Crimes: 58

Violent Crimes Per Capita: 5.86

Murder: 0

Rape: 4

Robbery: 4

Aggravated Assault: 50

 

#21

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Haverhill

Population: 62,851

Violent Crimes: 373

Violent Crimes Per Capita: 5.93

Murder: 1

Rape: 20

Robbery: 37

Aggravated Assault: 315

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