Detroit Murder Rate
race

Detroit, MI

#220 Jul 26, 2008
Why does everything have to be about race? I know white people who do the same shit everyone says black people do. I know white girls on welfare and dont care to try to get off of it. I know white people that dont do shit but try to rob people just so they can do drugs. I dont understand the ignorance of some people.

Alot of people commenting on Detroit dont even live there. I live Detroit and i am surviving. I am not dodging bullets. I walk anywhere i want. Lets not be ignorant here. Matter of fact, THE FIRST TIME MY HOUSE GOT BROKEN INTO WAS WHEN I MOVED OUT OF DETROIT TO A "GOOD" NEIGHBORHOOD.
Duhh

Guangzhou, China

#221 Aug 14, 2008
Why about race....you not too smart....keep on trying
Free Nappy Cuts

United States

#223 Aug 23, 2008
;-)
TKO

Lakeland, MI

#225 Aug 30, 2008
Detroit is a place of God. Those who are still here stand strong for our's. All of you racists have yours coming trust me. We were set up from the beginning. Not metro-Detroit! Detroit! The other side of eightmile. The side no one gives a shit about. I'm eighteen and I have something to show the world. Yeah the murder is high but guess what? Our children live in peace. They dont have to worry about predators and you sex offenders......On the other side of eightmile!! You sick devils. You made us this way. But you know what? We wasn't suppose to make it pass 25, the jokes on you we still alive. Obama make us rise up Osama a have our ass tied up. Who's the animal who created prison. A life sucking place for helpless people. Its a fucking shame. You all outta be ashamed of yourselves. 313 STAND UP!!!!!!!
jasmine

Ann Arbor, MI

#226 Aug 30, 2008
VA all day everyday wrote:
From what I hear its bad and has a low graduation rate. Its ridiculous I think and its funny to see how people defend it with the reputation that your city has
who wouldnt defend the place they live? if you defended america would you like it if someone else found it funny?
jasmine

Ann Arbor, MI

#227 Aug 30, 2008
Detroit is not a "good" city but then agian its not a bad one..if you really get to think about, today, everywhere in the world is dangerous.. its all because of some ignorant childish people who want to feel vonerable and carry a tough reputation.. thugs, osama, saddam, bush, cops, even the united states itself sometimes...
Willy

Glasgow, KY

#228 Sep 7, 2008
I grew up in Detroit back in the late 50s and early 60s, it was a very nice place to live back then.Slowly as the blacks moved in the whites moved out,who can blame them,they turned nice neighborhoods into ghettos.I lived there during the riots of 1968 when they were stupid enough to burn 1/3 of their own neighborhoods,and black snipers were shooting at firemen trying to extinquish fires that the blacks set.Black people made those areas the way they are,they were not like that when they moved in.Now you see a city that blacks have run for 30 plus years,and its all the white mans fault.You wanted the city,well now you have it,,,Enjoy the fruits of your labor,my black brother man.
Spirit of Detroit

Goodrich, MI

#229 Sep 7, 2008
Lock them doors!
suspect123456789

Rainier, OR

#230 Sep 16, 2008
LOL, Detroit= Third World Country
Runny

AOL

#231 Sep 16, 2008
suspect123456789 wrote:
LOL, Detroit= Third World Country
we make cars ,get off your skate board and try a motor city ride dummy !
GQB

Roy, UT

#232 Oct 2, 2008
detroit new orleans and baltimore and DC are the most hood ridden areas. Most dangerous out of all of them is Anacostia southisde of the ptomoac river its straighter gutta down there. In the 90's dc was known as murder capital but homocides have dropped 50 percent and yet it still has on of the highest homocide rates. It was 81 per 100,000 in the 90's and now its about 33, which is higher then most major cities
GOAL

Canada

#234 Oct 9, 2008
its the ugliest city ive been 2. it prolly looks uglier than iraq. it doesnt even look like they tried 2 fix up da city. so far its ranked the most dangerous city in america.

spaulding

Since: Dec 07

Location hidden

#236 Oct 10, 2008
Runny wrote:
<quoted text>we make cars ,get off your skate board and try a motor city ride dummy !
You make shit. Have you looked at GM's or Fords stock?
panafrican

Rochester, MI

#237 Oct 10, 2008
Jeff Daniels wrote:
Does anybody have the current count of murders in Detroit?
I have the crime data on Baltimore,MD
sensiblecanadian

Ottawa, Canada

#238 Oct 22, 2008
well a bit over 700 if you look at it, but not bad at all, not even that many murders in all of canada that come to that much in a year, man i love america!!
detroitflight

Hayward, CA

#239 Nov 21, 2008
I love hearing people talk about detroit when they ain't ever been there, ignorant asses. I lived in metro through the 90s, when detroit was murder capital of the world-we'd get pulled over at 3am by the cops and the cops would just tell us to keep on driving through every red light till you got out.If you're scared of detroit, don't go there, only the strong can make it. And sometimes not even them. You gotta know how to act, don't put yourself in stupid situations. I live in san jose now, had to in order to make some kinda living. I laugh at all these thug wannabes think they're tough, they don't know what ghetto is. All ya'll who turn your backs on detroit, go ahead detroit don't need ya. Just shut up if you do. Detroit only needs people who want to help and don't give up. those are the strong. detroit weeds out the weak. Maybe I'm one since I left. But all my family's there. An I won't ever forget my roots and I won't talk shit about the place I grew up. I'd move back if I could find a good job!
Government Foe

Royal Oak, MI

#241 Nov 22, 2008
dan wrote:
<quoted text>walk a mile in those 'lowlifes' shoes before you go passing judgement.Are you really that shallow?
Walking in their shoes doesn't provide the right to kill. People in poverty are still aware of right and wrong. They are all aware killing is "wrong". Therefore, being in their shoes is irrelevant. Living in poverty doesn't mean you have to live like a pig and act like an animal. Many people have escaped the poverty environment and succeeded in life. It's all about drive and ambition to better oneself.
Government Foe

Royal Oak, MI

#242 Nov 22, 2008
Overall violent crime rate for 2007 is 19,708. That's averaging 54 violent crimes every day. Though I cannot find specific numbers for homicides in 2007, in 2006 there were 411 homicides and a total of 21,394 violent crimes. Being that violent crimes dropped about 8% from 2006, homicides most likely dropped by similar margin, which would put the homicide rate at 378+/- for 2007. This would average one homicide per day.
ZeroCorpse

Leslie, MI

#243 Dec 16, 2008
The current rate of violent crime in Detroit is 2,289 violent crimes per 100,000 population. To compare that for you, the violent crime rate in New York City is just 637.9 violent crimes per 100,000 population.
I couldn't even find violent crime stats for Denver... But I guarantee it's less than New York, and FAR less than Detroit.
Runny

AOL

#244 Dec 16, 2008
you can be a nobody in Detroit and feel like a somebody along with all the other nobodys and nobody even cares,your nobody till somebody loves you so if you have some change a hooker can take you to the moon at that moment you can feel famous!Now I'm going to the casino to strike it big.....

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