It is a reality that violence living United States it is one of the issues that should be at the top of President Joe Biden’s agenda.
Shootings and massacres have increased in recent months. The population of the North American country lives in incredible anguish, feeling nowhere safe.
Such violence has occurred in schools, churches, shopping centers and even on Independence Day.
Don’t forget that on July 4, American celebrations marred by the shooting of Robert Crimothe suspected Chicago killer who killed seven people.
The Five Most Violent Cities in the United States
Specifically, below we bring you the five most dangerous cities in the United States, according to a ranking by the Citizen Council for Public Safety and Criminal Justice.
Instead five is strait, which ranks 26th among 50 cities included in the report; in this boundary 309 homicides were reported last year.
In fourth place is memphisin Tennessee. Had 346 homicides in 2021which are calculated in 54.65 deaths per 100,000 people in the region.
In third place is New Orleanswhich ranks 17th in the world. It has 218 homicides, reaching a rate of 56.77 cases per 100,000 individuals.
Second place goes to Baltimore, in Marylandwhere there was 337 deaths in 2021which translates to 57.54 violent homicides per 100,000 population.
Saint Louis, the most violent
The not-so-glamorous number one on the list is St. Louis, Missouri, which ranks ninth in the world, with 65.32 homicides per 100,000 population.
Meanwhile, Mexico is the country with the worst numbers in the rankings, with 18 cities out of the 50 making the unfortunate list.