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Fumblerooski
10-13-2010, 10:05 PM
Must have been those damned Plaza Flash Mobs...

http://www.kctv5.com/news/25376957/detail.html

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Kansas City earned a dubious ranking when Forbes.com announced that Kansas City ranked as the No. 3 most dangerous city in the U.S.
The rankings were put together by combining the Federal Bureau of Investigation's violent crime data with the rate of fatal car crashes.
Tops on the list is Memphis, Tenn., followed by St. Louis.
Forbes warned that the list only provides a general ranking, but each person should use their own criteria for determining personal safety.

“There are zones in safe cities that are way off the chart for crime rates, but when you average it across all of the city, it doesn’t look so bad,” Bruce McIndoe, president of Maryland-based iJet Intelligent Risk Systems, a risk-assessment firm, said in the Forbes.com article. “When people move into cities, they should be finding out the lay of local land. A homeowner would want to do due diligence and look at it neighborhood by neighborhood -- not just by city.”
Forbes said it used FBI data on the number of violent crimes per 100,000 residents in 2009, and Department of Transportation data on the number of traffic fatalities per 100,000 residents in 2008 (the most recent available). They ranked all cities with a population above 250,000. Forbes said a lack of data prevented them from including Chicago, Las Vegas and Virginia Beach, Va., in the rankings.
"We can stand around and cheerlead, and whine when stats come out that paint us in what we think is less than flattering light, but when we have problems, we need to address them," said Mayor Mark Funkhouser.
The Top 10 list is:
1. Memphis, Tenn.
2. St. Louis, Mo.
3. Kansas City, Mo.
4. Detroit, Mich.
5. Miami, Fla.
6. Tulsa, Okla.
7. Nashville-Davidson, Tenn.
8. Indianapolis, Ind.
9. Oklahoma City, Okla.
10. Stockton, Calif.
(tie) Atlanta, Ga.
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Count Zarth
10-13-2010, 10:06 PM
Watch it, Cassel.

Pitt Gorilla
10-13-2010, 10:07 PM
Midwest representin.

stevieray
10-13-2010, 10:09 PM
I had never been in an car accident till I moved back to KC in 2003. 25 years of driving without a glitch.

I've been in three since (one could've been fatal), and none were my fault.

tk13
10-13-2010, 10:10 PM
Tulsa's the one that surprised me.

Tribal Warfare
10-13-2010, 10:12 PM
This is what happens when the sports team suck, and at the same time living religious repressive region that makes the residents feel guilty to masturbate.

Phobia
10-13-2010, 10:14 PM
I'm getting a revolver and a roll-cage.

88TG88
10-13-2010, 10:15 PM
w00t LA is a safe place.

Third Eye
10-13-2010, 10:15 PM
Tulsa's the one that surprised me.

I have spent one night in Tulsa and that night my car got broken into outside the hotel.

Buck
10-13-2010, 10:15 PM
Damn you guys are pretty gangster.

Phobia
10-13-2010, 10:17 PM
Damn you guys are pretty gangster.

Another grading criteria conveniently left out of the story was the likelihood of having your hat removed and burned in front of you. KC graded out very high on that one and skewed the rest of the ratings.

chiefzilla1501
10-13-2010, 10:20 PM
These rankings are such a load of shit.

I lived in St. Louis for 5 years. Everybody knows that when you go there, you stay the hell away from East and North St. Louis. And both are easy to avoid.

If you do that, the place is not that dangerous.

CHENZ A!
10-13-2010, 10:24 PM
I had never been in an car accident till I moved back to KC in 2003. 25 years of driving without a glitch.

I've been in three since, and none were my fault.

True, there are a lot of REALLY bad drivers in KC. The worst for me are the people that do not know how to drive on a highway properly. Don't know how to get up to speed to merge without almost causing a wreck, or getting out of the right lane when people are trying to merge, or getting out of the left lane when people are trying to pass. I swear everyday on my commute there seems to be more idiot drivers than there were the day before.

DBOSHO
10-13-2010, 10:24 PM
Sinply because of eric berry

blaise
10-13-2010, 10:28 PM
Imagine how much worse it would be without a dress code at the Power and Light.

Sure-Oz
10-13-2010, 10:29 PM
These rankings are such a load of shit.

I lived in St. Louis for 5 years. Everybody knows that when you go there, you stay the hell away from East and North St. Louis. And both are easy to avoid.

If you do that, the place is not that dangerous.

I went by the 'landing' when i visited there for the mizzou illinois game and people kept telling me to stay downtown for fun and avoid 'the landing' at night cause of issues with people having guns etc and fights and shootings. Funny thing is the hotel just down the street we stayed at recommended it. We ate dinner there and then partied downtown, it was fun

LaChapelle
10-13-2010, 10:33 PM
Meth lab explosions
and shrub eating deer

Mecca
10-13-2010, 10:35 PM
I don't care to much as long as the area I live in is fine, which it is.

Chocolate Hog
10-13-2010, 10:40 PM
I walked down Broadway tonight nothing happend. Drove around East KC Sunday it was interesting.

stevieray
10-13-2010, 10:44 PM
True, there are a lot of REALLY bad drivers in KC. The worst for me are the people that do not know how to drive on a highway properly. Don't know how to get up to speed to merge without almost causing a wreck, or getting out of the right lane when people are trying to merge, or getting out of the left lane when people are trying to pass. I swear everyday on my commute there seems to be more idiot drivers than there were the day before.

tonight a guy in a motorcycle crash shut down nb I35.

chiefzilla1501
10-13-2010, 10:47 PM
I went by the 'landing' when i visited there for the mizzou illinois game and people kept telling me to stay downtown for fun and avoid 'the landing' at night cause of issues with people having guns etc and fights and shootings. Funny thing is the hotel just down the street we stayed at recommended it. We ate dinner there and then partied downtown, it was fun

Yeah, I don't really know what they're talking about. I want to the Landing pretty much every weekend. I mean, yeah, if you hang out to close to the Casino, sometimes weird shit happens. But if you stay by the bars, I've never seen any fights or shootings. Maybe that's just me.

CHENZ A!
10-13-2010, 10:49 PM
tonight a guy in a motorcycle crash shut down nb I35.

Holy crap, tonight on my way home from work, which is I35N as well, coming from Olathe this guy on a motorcycle was in front of me on the on ramp and he was going maybe 40 mph tops. It's absolutely impossible to merge when you're going that slow, and he made me have to pass him on the right before the lane ended so I could get over. I saw the truck behind him had to slow way down to keep from hitting him. This was at like 5:10 or so. I wonder if it was the same guy.

Buck
10-13-2010, 10:51 PM
Another grading criteria conveniently left out of the story was the likelihood of having your hat removed and burned in front of you. KC graded out very high on that one and skewed the rest of the ratings.

Thats strange because on time in St. Joseph, MO my hat was taken and burned, but I was actually in Platte City, MO at the time sleeping in a hotel room. Crazy coincidence though.

Bacon Cheeseburger
10-13-2010, 10:53 PM
Tulsa's the one that surprised me.
That and OKC, I've been to both those cities and they seemed pretty harmless to me. That was back in the 90s though, maybe they've become worse.

Shogun
10-13-2010, 10:53 PM
I was almost stabbed in Westport.. twice.

Thorpilian
10-13-2010, 10:54 PM
KC is not that bad. I was in from Vegas for the monday night game. I only got mugged twice that weekend. Bad? HUH! Try North Las Vegas

Reaper16
10-13-2010, 10:56 PM
I was almost stabbed in Westport.. twice.
To be fair, it was only because you were being a white cracker bitch.

Shogun
10-13-2010, 10:57 PM
To be fair, it was only because you were being a white cracker bitch.

lol rep

Sure-Oz
10-13-2010, 11:01 PM
Yeah, I don't really know what they're talking about. I want to the Landing pretty much every weekend. I mean, yeah, if you hang out to close to the Casino, sometimes weird shit happens. But if you stay by the bars, I've never seen any fights or shootings. Maybe that's just me.

It was pretty busy and chill during the early evening but a few people that worked at restaraunts there told us to avoid it due to 'hip hop' nights and how people from the east side were showing up alot more lately. A bartender I talked to there got robbed after he left a casino at gunpoint, scary. I had a great time in STL though, hangin downtown there were some cool bars and dinner at the landing was good. Alot of people walking around downtown and having a good time, i never felt scared even walking back at 3am to the hotel.

Jerm
10-13-2010, 11:07 PM
Exactly why I don't go anywhere without the Glock in tow...

Paranoid mofo.

alnorth
10-13-2010, 11:24 PM
Kansas City: You are better off taking your chances with the gangs in south central.

Phobia
10-13-2010, 11:26 PM
At least we beat Indy at something.

chiefzilla1501
10-13-2010, 11:31 PM
It was pretty busy and chill during the early evening but a few people that worked at restaraunts there told us to avoid it due to 'hip hop' nights and how people from the east side were showing up alot more lately. A bartender I talked to there got robbed after he left a casino at gunpoint, scary. I had a great time in STL though, hangin downtown there were some cool bars and dinner at the landing was good. Alot of people walking around downtown and having a good time, i never felt scared even walking back at 3am to the hotel.

That's a shame.

Wonder what happened. Can't afford the police force there anymore?

I've never felt uncomfortable there. But then, when you're drunk, maybe you don't realize your surroundings.

|Zach|
10-13-2010, 11:33 PM
To be fair, it was only because you were being a white cracker bitch.

ROFL

Thorpilian
10-13-2010, 11:47 PM
To be fair, it was only because you were being a white cracker bitch.

Your very well spoken for a Murky Water Person. I thought you said BIATCH! Way to prove the stereotype wrong.

Blick
10-13-2010, 11:48 PM
Kansas City has never been dangerous to me. I'm more worried about Manhattan now when I go visit with the violence that has been going on down there after people get out of the bars.

RustShack
10-13-2010, 11:50 PM
http://www.jonco48.com/blog/redneck_20limo.jpg

BWillie
10-13-2010, 11:53 PM
Kansas City has never been dangerous to me. I'm more worried about Manhattan now when I go visit with the violence that has been going on down there after people get out of the bars.

That is because violent crime here is usually confined to the inner city and takes place against people that know each other, at least in kc. Thugs, gangbangers or criminals GENERALLY are not going to attack unknown people for no reason just strolling around town

yhf
10-13-2010, 11:54 PM
Meh.

Stay out of 64130 and keep your head on a swivel while driving and KC is as safe as a mothers womb.

BWillie
10-13-2010, 11:55 PM
Kansas City has never been dangerous to me. I'm more worried about Manhattan now when I go visit with the violence that has been going on down there after people get out of the bars.

Fist fights with dbags wearung affliction gear dont count dude

|Zach|
10-14-2010, 12:01 AM
Don't be doing things you shouldn't be doing around people you shouldn't be around.

9/10 times there is a reason for everything.

Blick
10-14-2010, 12:03 AM
That is because violent crime here is usually confined to the inner city and takes place against people that know each other, at least in kc. Thugs, gangbangers or criminals GENERALLY are not going to attack unknown people for no reason just strolling around town

There are 4 guys just jumping innocent drunk people walking home from Aggieville. One guy got found with his head bashed in and he died in the hospital.

That's what I was referring to.

Ugly Duck
10-14-2010, 12:12 AM
Damn you guys are pretty gangster.

Yeah they are. Plus they tackle by the testicles. Usta be Oakland was Dangertown & the players were dirty. Now its KC.

BWillie
10-14-2010, 12:13 AM
Don't be doing things you shouldn't be doing around people you shouldn't be around.

9/10 times there is a reason for everything.

Yep, basically. Unfortunately most murders have a very clear personal motive. Dont try to piss of the wrong people...bout it

teedubya
10-14-2010, 12:25 AM
This is gonna be bad for recruiting.

KcFanInGA
10-14-2010, 12:25 AM
I've been to KC three times, and always felt safer to me than going downtown here in Atlanta.

Silock
10-14-2010, 12:30 AM
Is this article for fucking real?

KC more dangerous than Detroit? LOFL

And Nashville on this list? Seriously? I lived in some not-so-great parts of Nashville and it was never dangerous.

BryanBusby
10-14-2010, 12:57 AM
Is this article for ****ing real?

KC more dangerous than Detroit? LOFL

And Nashville on this list? Seriously? I lived in some not-so-great parts of Nashville and it was never dangerous.

Must be accidents. KC crime ain't got shit on Detroit.

blazzin311
10-14-2010, 04:35 AM
These rankings are such a load of shit.

I lived in St. Louis for 5 years. Everybody knows that when you go there, you stay the hell away from East and North St. Louis. And both are easy to avoid.

If you do that, the place is not that dangerous.

I'd agree. I lived in KC for 15 yrs. and have lived in Atlanta now for less than 6 months and I can't remember seeing as much violence and crime on the news in KC as I have so far here in Atlanta. Lots of crime here. At the same time it could just mean the criminals in Atlanta are far worse at getting caught than the ones in KC I suppose.

Prince22
10-14-2010, 05:07 AM
I'd rather die in a car accident than get stabbed to death. Why even factor accidents in there?

bevischief
10-14-2010, 06:47 AM
Another grading criteria conveniently left out of the story was the likelihood of having your hat removed and burned in front of you. KC graded out very high on that one and skewed the rest of the ratings.

ROFL

sedated
10-14-2010, 08:21 AM
Tulsa's the one that surprised me.

my grandma lived in Tulsa. It doesn't surprise me one bit.


if anyone's ever driving through there and needs to use the bathroom, don't take the Pine Street exit.

Tuckdaddy
10-14-2010, 08:23 AM
We are a city of OG'S Nice to be the top of a list for a change.

MOhillbilly
10-14-2010, 08:27 AM
That is because violent crime here is usually confined to the inner city and takes place against people that know each other, at least in kc. Thugs, gangbangers or criminals GENERALLY are not going to attack unknown people for no reason just strolling around town

youve been a gangmember?

L.A. Chieffan
10-14-2010, 08:36 AM
It is true about the accidents. I drive in LA rush hour traffic with no problem at all but put me on I-70 or the 435 and I shit my pants about every 10 seconds

Brock
10-14-2010, 08:38 AM
It is true about the accidents. I drive in LA rush hour traffic with no problem at all but put me on I-70 or the 435 and I shit my pants about every 10 seconds

Horrid drivers around here.

Bearcat
10-14-2010, 09:00 AM
It is true about the accidents. I drive in LA rush hour traffic with no problem at all but put me on I-70 or the 435 and I shit my pants about every 10 seconds

I worked in Detroit for about 6 months a couple of years ago, and it was completely different... the highway speed limit within the city is 70, everyone drives 80+, and it was a much better driving experience. From right to left there's the fast lane, the really fast lane, and the really fast lane. Even though I've only driven through Atlanta a couple of times, it seems pretty similar. It's fast and seems intimidating at first, but people know what the left lane is for, know how to enter/exit the highway, aren't completely confused by yield signs, etc.

Kansas City (and Omaha) drivers suck.

Reerun_KC
10-14-2010, 09:02 AM
I don't care to much as long as the area I live in is fine, which it is.

Your mom live in a pretty good neighborhood up there?

Nice to know your home in the basement safe...

petegz28
10-14-2010, 09:05 AM
I went by the 'landing' when i visited there for the mizzou illinois game and people kept telling me to stay downtown for fun and avoid 'the landing' at night cause of issues with people having guns etc and fights and shootings. Funny thing is the hotel just down the street we stayed at recommended it. We ate dinner there and then partied downtown, it was fun

If you were staying in a hotel down the street from the landing you were already in bad shape.

Edit: NM, for some reason I thought you were talking about The Landing Mall.

Mr. Arrowhead
10-14-2010, 09:21 AM
ehh, people are just pissed that we haven't won a playoff game in 16 years.

ROYC75
10-14-2010, 09:22 AM
I see that KC, Ks and none of the Ks suburbs made that list.

What was that ShowMe slogan ?

ROYC75
10-14-2010, 09:24 AM
It is true about the accidents. I drive in LA rush hour traffic with no problem at all but put me on I-70 or the 435 and I shit my pants about every 10 seconds

LA .... more cars, slower pace.

KC .... Less cars, faster pace.

L.A. Chieffan
10-14-2010, 09:32 AM
LA .... more cars, slower pace.

KC .... Less cars, faster pace.

Less cars thank God.

CHENZ A!
10-14-2010, 09:36 AM
Nina RossWhy the attitudeYou got the sauceNigga I'm mad cause the Chiefs lostI'm pissed off
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KC Tattoo
10-14-2010, 09:39 AM
Never been there but...:rockon:
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CHENZ A!
10-14-2010, 09:40 AM
LA .... more cars, slower pace.

KC .... Less cars, faster pace.

Faster pace? Not sure that has anything to do with it. At least in my experiences it has been slow drivers, and drivers that are generally just oblivious to their surroundings. Also I have noticed that anyone who drives a Lexus is automatically a complete shit driver, not sure why.
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Inspector
10-14-2010, 10:00 AM
Exactly why I don't go anywhere without the Glock in tow...

Paranoid mofo.

You'll shoot your eye out!

Dave Lane
10-14-2010, 10:25 AM
These rankings are such a load of shit.

I lived in St. Louis for 5 years. Everybody knows that when you go there, you stay the hell away from East and North St. Louis. And both are easy to avoid.

If you do that, the place is not that dangerous.

I'm surprised it isn't number one with a bullet. (pun intended) I hear the Central West end is a happening place.

Otter
10-14-2010, 10:59 AM
Every time I was in KC it was a good experience.

We hung out downtown and did a lot of walking all over the place. Hung out in Westport (although it was a somewhat rougher crowd than downtown) for a couple hours without any issues and while I did notice some downtrodden neighborhoods on the drive there it seemed just like any other city I've been too in the past. You can go from a cities finest area to somewhere where you chances of becoming a statistic just doubled just about anywhere unless anywhere in the USA unless you're somewhere like Bar Harbor Maine.

Try taking a wrong turn in Baltimore if you think KC is bad. Me thinks these rankings are bunk.

Radar Chief
10-14-2010, 11:55 AM
Is this article for ****ing real?

KC more dangerous than Detroit? LOFL

And Nashville on this list? Seriously? I lived in some not-so-great parts of Nashville and it was never dangerous.

You know how you know when a “Top 10 most dangerous cities” list is :BS:? When Oakland doesn’t even make the list.

Chiefs Rool
10-14-2010, 12:06 PM
kinda surprising that the midwest in so dangerous. Too bad nothing can be done to prevent crime, only react to it.

Extra Point
10-14-2010, 01:15 PM
You know how you know when a “Top 10 most dangerous cities” list is :BS:? When Oakland doesn’t even make the list.

They have better mass transit security. Their ambulampses are faster in responding, too, I've heard tell.

Bob Dole
11-11-2010, 08:06 AM
Apparently the 64151 neighborhood off Waukomis is a sanctuary.

http://www.walletpop.com/blog/2010/11/08/safest-neighborhoods-in-americas-top-cities-2010/

Mr. Laz
11-11-2010, 08:47 AM
wow ... i've lived in 3 of the top 10

3. Kansas City, Mo.
6. Tulsa, Okla.
9. Oklahoma City, Okla.

King_Chief_Fan
11-11-2010, 08:50 AM
wow ... i've lived in 3 of the top 10

3. Kansas City, Mo.
6. Tulsa, Okla.
9. Oklahoma City, Okla.

I lived in Detroit, Kansas City and now St. Louis.

Guess i am lucky to be alive!!

CoMoChief
11-11-2010, 09:41 AM
must be all that god damn tech n9ne music.

boogblaster
11-11-2010, 09:47 AM
We'b bad mofos ...

KChiefs1
11-11-2010, 10:28 AM
I always pack heat when I leave Mid-MO for KC or StL.

Cave Johnson
11-11-2010, 10:29 AM
And the 9th least attractive.

Go KC!!!!

http://www.travelandleisure.com/articles/americas-most-and-least-attractive-people/13

eazyb81
11-11-2010, 10:55 AM
Nashville ranking 7th on that list is insane. It has to be one of the safest, white bread cities i've ever been to.

I'm sure there might be some small pocket where there's tons of gang violence, but the overwhelming majority of the metro area is very nice.

KC ahead of Detroit, Atlanta, New Orleans, Baltimore, Miami etc is retarded.

eazyb81
11-11-2010, 10:55 AM
Memphis at #1 is dead on though.

That city is basically one huge Dr. Dre video. Thugs everywhere.

eazyb81
11-11-2010, 11:01 AM
Apparently the 64151 neighborhood off Waukomis is a sanctuary.

http://www.walletpop.com/blog/2010/11/08/safest-neighborhoods-in-americas-top-cities-2010/

Yeah, that's how Park Hill runs sh#t. We some bad ass OGs.

DaneMcCloud
11-11-2010, 11:22 AM
Apparently the 64151 neighborhood off Waukomis is a sanctuary.

http://www.walletpop.com/blog/2010/11/08/safest-neighborhoods-in-americas-top-cities-2010/

My neighborhood is the number 1 overall safest in America according to this article.

HemiEd
11-11-2010, 12:07 PM
Tulsa's the one that surprised me.

Well they do have a history of burying (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mr6aoM8eG0c) cars down there.

alpha_omega
11-11-2010, 12:23 PM
Car accidents or not...How is Atlanta not in the top 3?

KevB
11-11-2010, 12:39 PM
wow ... i've lived in 3 of the top 10

3. Kansas City, Mo.
6. Tulsa, Okla.
9. Oklahoma City, Okla.

I grew up in Memphis (1st half of my life) and spent the rest in KC. It's a wonder I'm still alive.

Bob Dole
11-11-2010, 12:45 PM
And the 9th least attractive.

Go KC!!!!

http://www.travelandleisure.com/articles/americas-most-and-least-attractive-people/13

It dropped 45 spots when Bob Dole moved to Texas.

DaneMcCloud
11-11-2010, 12:52 PM
KC ahead of Detroit, Atlanta, New Orleans, Baltimore, Miami etc is retarded.

So the per capita stats are incorrect?

Chocolate Hog
11-11-2010, 12:53 PM
I love how people from Kansas City brag about this. Its fucking retarded and says alot the city clearly doesn't have much.

Mecca
11-11-2010, 01:35 PM
Yeah, that's how Park Hill runs sh#t. We some bad ass OGs.

I grew up in that area lol.

eazyb81
11-11-2010, 01:50 PM
So the per capita stats are incorrect?

The methodology is incorrect.

eazyb81
11-11-2010, 01:52 PM
I grew up in that area lol.

Same here. We've probably met at some point in real life.

Mecca
11-11-2010, 01:58 PM
Same here. We've probably met at some point in real life.

I lived on Waukomis for the first 10 years of my life.

Three7s
11-11-2010, 02:31 PM
I can't believe Oakland and Chicago isn't on this list.

FML
11-11-2010, 02:35 PM
The entire Midwest is a sh!thole

blaise
11-11-2010, 02:45 PM
The entire Midwest is a sh!thole

If you think an entire area is a shithole, the problem is probably you.

TownBizzness510
11-11-2010, 02:54 PM
I live in Oakland and I'm actually offended Oakland was not on the list. Also lived in Tulsa for 3 years, find it hard to believe Tulsa OK is more dangerous than Oakland.

JohninGpt
11-11-2010, 03:04 PM
I live in Oakland and I'm actually offended Oakland was not on the list. Also lived in Tulsa for 3 years, find it hard to believe Tulsa OK is more dangerous than Oakland.

I'm in Tulsa now. Think I'll go home and mount a .50 on my truck tonight.

Ugly Duck
11-11-2010, 03:17 PM
How can you folks stand to live in such a violent city? Move to Oakland where you can relax. There are seats available in the stadium....

JD10367
11-11-2010, 04:03 PM
I've never been to KC but there's no way anyone can tell me with a straight face that it's more dangerous than NYC or Newark or Oakland or L.A. or Detroit or Philadelphia or et cetera. But here's a news flash: nowhere is safe. The bigger the city, the more likely it is to have trouble areas, but even mid- to small-sized cities have areas you probably don't want to be going into. I've lived in Boston, Tampa, Syracuse, and Providence, and all of them have areas I'd barely drive around in the sunshine, never mind at night.

Reaper16
11-11-2010, 04:16 PM
I've never been to KC but there's no way anyone can tell me with a straight face that it's more dangerous than NYC or Newark or Oakland or L.A. or Detroit or Philadelphia or et cetera. But here's a news flash: nowhere is safe. The bigger the city, the more likely it is to have trouble areas, but even mid- to small-sized cities have areas you probably don't want to be going into. I've lived in Boston, Tampa, Syracuse, and Providence, and all of them have areas I'd barely drive around in the sunshine, never mind at night.
I am telling you with a straight face that KC is more dangerous than NYC or Newark or L.A. or Philly or...

KCUnited
11-11-2010, 04:17 PM
Proof positive this city is ready for the NBA.

Smed1065
11-11-2010, 04:59 PM
I did not read it, :).

Guess this is for sports teams?

GloryDayz
11-11-2010, 05:09 PM
Ya know, if they add the "Have the letters K-A-N-S-A-S C-I-T-Y in your city's name" variable to it, we might top the list. Ooooops, I forgot, KCK!!!

Whatevs!!!!!!!!!!!

Brock
11-11-2010, 05:13 PM
I am telling you with a straight face that KC is more dangerous than NYC or Newark or L.A. or Philly or...

On what basis?

Gonzo
11-11-2010, 05:44 PM
Nashville ranking 7th on that list is insane. It has to be one of the safest, white bread cities i've ever been to.

I'm sure there might be some small pocket where there's tons of gang violence, but the overwhelming majority of the metro area is very nice.

KC ahead of Detroit, Atlanta, New Orleans, Baltimore, Miami etc is retarded.

KC is ahead of Baltimore? Haven't these fuckers ever seen The Wire?

Omar is getting upset.
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Reaper16
11-11-2010, 06:01 PM
On what basis?
Per Capita violent crime.

DaneMcCloud
11-11-2010, 06:05 PM
Per Capita violent crime.

Exactly. In the article that Bob Dole linked, my specific neighborhood has one crime per 1,042 people, making it the safest in the country per capita.

I don't think that people here understand the methodology, nor do they live in Kansas City. They may live in Liberty or O.P. or Lenexa or Blue Springs, but those cities are NOT included in this report.

DaneMcCloud
11-11-2010, 06:05 PM
The methodology is incorrect.

YOU are incorrect

LiveSteam
11-11-2010, 06:13 PM
Thats strange because on time in St. Joseph, MO my hat was taken and burned, but I was actually in Platte City, MO at the time sleeping in a hotel room. Crazy coincidence though.

LOL I think i seen that hat the next day around breakfast time

Fumblerooski
11-11-2010, 06:39 PM
Nashville ranking 7th on that list is insane. It has to be one of the safest, white bread cities i've ever been to.

I'm sure there might be some small pocket where there's tons of gang violence, but the overwhelming majority of the metro area is very nice.

KC ahead of Detroit, Atlanta, New Orleans, Baltimore, Miami etc is retarded.

It's been awhile since I read that article, but I believe they factored in traffic accidents somehow... And since people in MO think Kansans drive like shit, and people in KS think Missourians (sp?) drive like shit.. That probably means we both drive like shit...

|Zach|
11-11-2010, 06:42 PM
I don't think its unsafe for people who are not involved in illegal activities in the first place.

Chocolate Hog
11-11-2010, 06:53 PM
I don't think its unsafe for people who are not involved in illegal activities in the first place.

Depends where you live. You know how many times my great uncle has been robbed living on 34th and Brooklyn?

Gadzooks
11-11-2010, 07:51 PM
Wow I'm surprised you guys beat Detroit.
Detroit looks worse than Beirut...

Beirut:
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/a/a0/Green_Line%2C_Beirut_1982.jpg

Detroit:
http://c4.ac-images.myspacecdn.com/images01/49/l_812bffc278dc29d1326660a013d4d54f.jpg

LiveSteam
11-11-2010, 08:27 PM
I wounder where Omaha ranks.
Got be in the top 20

DaneMcCloud
11-11-2010, 09:23 PM
I wounder where Omaha ranks.
Got be in the top 20

I wounder, too.

Of course, you could just click on the link.

LiveSteam
11-11-2010, 09:33 PM
Like Oakland isn't first
YA RIGHT!

J Diddy
11-11-2010, 09:41 PM
It's been awhile since I read that article, but I believe they factored in traffic accidents somehow... And since people in MO think Kansans drive like shit, and people in KS think Missourians (sp?) drive like shit.. That probably means we both drive like shit...

The answer is Oklahomans.

Oklahomans they're the safe drivers.

Gadzooks
11-11-2010, 09:41 PM
I wounder, too.

Of course, you could just click on the link.

I too wounder.

I knew a guy with the last name "Dicker" but if he were to wounder he would have gone to jail.

Ugly Duck
11-11-2010, 10:04 PM
Like Oakland isn't first
YA RIGHT!

Folks in Oakland are actually kinda nice once you get used to the culture

http://www.raiderfans.net/forum/members/dif4160-albums-my-raiders-tattoo-picture8365-no-mercy.jpg

DaneMcCloud
11-11-2010, 10:31 PM
Folks in Oakland are actually kinda nice once you get used to the culture



I'll never get used to the culture of the criminally stupid

eazyb81
11-12-2010, 06:25 AM
YOU are incorrect

Your mom goes to college.

eazyb81
11-12-2010, 06:29 AM
Exactly. In the article that Bob Dole linked, my specific neighborhood has one crime per 1,042 people, making it the safest in the country per capita.

I don't think that people here understand the methodology, nor do they live in Kansas City. They may live in Liberty or O.P. or Lenexa or Blue Springs, but those cities are NOT included in this report.

The methodology is garbage because they are factoring in traffic accidents to determine how dangerous a city is, when they should just focus on murder and violent crime rates.

Superturtle
11-12-2010, 09:46 PM
The methodology is garbage because they are factoring in traffic accidents to determine how dangerous a city is, when they should just focus on murder and violent crime rates.
Last time I checked accidents were pretty dangerous...

stevieray
11-12-2010, 10:18 PM
Folks in Oakland are actually kinda nice once you get used to the culture

http://www.raiderfans.net/forum/members/dif4160-albums-my-raiders-tattoo-picture8365-no-mercy.jpg

crappy tat

DaneMcCloud
11-12-2010, 11:34 PM
The methodology is garbage because they are factoring in traffic accidents to determine how dangerous a city is, when they should just focus on murder and violent crime rates.

JFC, Dude. That's the whole point of this exercise.

Regardless, Kansas City ranks extremely high in murders per capita. Throw in the dangers of traffic accidents and it ranks even higher.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_cities_by_crime_rate

St. Louis is number one and Kansas City number eight in total violent crime.

The shithole that is Oakland, California is number four.