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.

SEE LIST BELOW: Most Dangerous Towns and Cities in MA – #50 to #41

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].

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.

Coming Thursday, Oct. 4 – #40 to #31 Most Dangerous Cities and Towns in MA

Below are the most dangerous cities and towns in MA per capita in 2017 ranked #50 to #41:

#50

Malden

Population: 61,098

Violent Crimes: 207

Violent Crimes Per Capita: 3.38

Murder: 1

Rape: 7

Robbery: 35

Aggravated Assault:  164

 

 

#49

Nahant

Population: 3,500

Violent Crimes: 12

Violent Crimes Per Capita:  3.42

Murder: 0

Rape: 1

Robber: 1

Aggravated Assault:  10

 

 

#48

Salisbury

Population: 9,517

Violent Crimes: 33

Violent Crimes Per Capita: 3.46

Murder: 0

Rape: 2

Robbery: 2

Aggravated Assault: 29

 

 

#47

Monson

Population: 8,842

Violent Crimes: 31

Violent Crimes Per Capita:  3.5

Murder: 0

Rape: 3

Robbery: 2

Aggravated Assault:  26

 

#46

Middleboro

Population: 25,084

Violent Crimes: 88

Violent Crimes Per Capita: 3.5

Murder: 0

Rape: 16

Robbery: 3

Aggravated Assault: 69

 

 

#45

Great Barrington

Population: 6,815

Violent Crimes: 24

Violent Crimes Per Capita: 3.52

Murder: 0

Rape: 3

Robbery: 2

Aggravated Assault: 19

 

 

#44

Holbrook

Population: 11,064

Violent Crimes: 39

Violent Crimes Per Capita: 3.52

Murder: 0

Rape: 3

Robbery: 9

Aggravated Assault:  27

 

 

#43

Randolph

Population: 33,837

Violent Crimes: 121

Violent Crimes Per Capita: 3.57

Murder: 1

Rape: 10

Robbery: 20

Aggravated Assault: 90

 

 

#42

Stoughton

Population: 28,678

Violent Crimes: 104

Violent Crimes Per Capita: 3.62

Murder: 0

Rape: 8

Robbery: 9

Aggravated Assault: 87

 

 

#41

Edgartown

Population: 4,323

Violent Crimes: 16

Violent Crimes Per Capita: 3.70

Murder: 0

Rape: 2

Robbery: 0

Aggravated Assault: 14

 

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