Kentucky Danger Zone

May 24, 2017

 

According to the most recent FBI Crime Report, the violent crime rate in Kentucky is 44% lower than the national average. Sometimes the "danger zone" doesn't mean crime, in this case it is education. The older these school aged kids get, the more likely the crime rates will increase due to lack of knowledge. We have to educate our kids to teach them the right way from the start, because without knowledge crime is what they fall into to survive.

 

 

1. Pikeville

The overall crime rate in Pikeville is 121% higher than the national average.

  • For every 100,000 people, there are 17.35 daily crimes that occur in Pikeville .

  • Pikeville is safer than 16% of the cities in the United States.

  • In Pikeville you have a 1 in 16 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.

  • The number of total year over year crimes in Pikeville has decreased by 25%.

  • Education D-

 

 

2. Middlesborough

The overall crime rate in Middlesborough is 102% higher than the national average.

  • For every 100,000 people, there are 15.84 daily crimes that occur in Middlesborough .

  • Middlesborough is safer than 19% of the cities in the United States.

  • In Middlesborough you have a 1 in 18 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.

  • The number of total year over year crimes in Middlesborough has decreased by 15%.

  • Education F

 

3. Ashland

The overall crime rate in Ashland is 76% higher than the national average.

  • For every 100,000 people, there are 13.79 daily crimes that occur in Ashland.

  • Ashland is safer than 24% of the cities in the United States.

  • In Ashland you have a 1 in 20 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.

  • The number of total year over year crimes in Ashland has decreased by 5%.

  • Education D-

4. Bowling green

The overall crime rate in Bowling Green is 86% higher than the national average.

  • For every 100,000 people, there are 14.54 daily crimes that occur in Bowling Green.

  • Bowling Green is safer than 19% of the cities in the United States.

  • In Bowling Green you have a 1 in 19 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.

  • The number of total year over year crimes in Bowling Green has increased by 5%.

  • Education D

5. Richmond  

The overall crime rate in Richmond is 28% higher than the national average.

  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.99 daily crimes that occur in Richmond.

  • Richmond is safer than 34% of the cities in the United States.

  • In Richmond you have a 1 in 28 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.

  • The number of total year over year crimes in Richmond has decreased by 12%.

  • Education D+

6.Versailles

The overall crime rate in Versailles is 75% higher than the national average.

  • For every 100,000 people, there are 13.72 daily crimes that occur in Versailles.

  • Versailles is safer than 23% of the cities in the United States.

  • In Versailles you have a 1 in 20 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.

  • The number of total year over year crimes in Versailles has increased by 1%.

  • Education C

 

7. Florence

The overall crime rate in Florence is 71% higher than the national average.

  • For every 100,000 people, there are 13.43 daily crimes that occur in Florence.

  • Florence is safer than 25% of the cities in the United States.

  • In Florence you have a 1 in 21 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.

  • The number of total year over year crimes in Florence has increased by 1%.

  • Education D+ 

 

8. Winchester

The overall crime rate in Winchester is 93% higher than the national average.

  • Winchester is safer than 20% of the cities in the United States.

  • In Winchester you have a 1 in 19 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.

  • The number of total year over year crimes in Winchester has increased by 16%.

  • Education D+

9. Frankfort

The overall crime rate in Frankfort is 55% higher than the national average.

  • For every 100,000 people, there are 12.15 daily crimes that occur in Frankfort.

  • Frankfort is safer than 24% of the cities in the United States.

  • In Frankfort you have a 1 in 23 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.

  • The number of total year over year crimes in Frankfort has increased by 9%.

  • Education D- 

10. Leitchfield

The overall crime rate in Leitchfield is 6% lower than the national average.

  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.37 daily crimes that occur in Leitchfield.

  • Leitchfield is safer than 45% of the cities in the United States.

  • In Leitchfield you have a 1 in 38 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.

  • The number of total year over year crimes in Leitchfield has decreased by 29%.

  • Education D- 

11. Campbellsville

The overall crime rate in Campbellsville is 57% higher than the national average.

  • For every 100,000 people, there are 12.3 daily crimes that occur in Campbellsville.

  • Campbellsville is safer than 25% of the cities in the United States.

  • In Campbellsville you have a 1 in 23 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.

  • The number of total year over year crimes in Campbellsville has increased by 20%.

  • Education D-

12. Prestonsburg

The overall crime rate in Paintsville is 17% lower than the national average.

  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.49 daily crimes that occur in Paintsville.

  • Paintsville is safer than 56% of the cities in the United States.

  • In Paintsville you have a 1 in 43 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.

  • The number of total year over year crimes in Paintsville has increased by 34%.

  • Education D-

 

13. Flemingsburg 

The overall crime rate in Flemingsburg is 64% lower than the national average.

  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.83 daily crimes that occur in Flemingsburg.

  • Flemingsburg is safer than 90% of the cities in the United States.

  • In Flemingsburg you have a 1 in 97 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.

  • The number of total year over year crimes in Flemingsburg has decreased by 10%.

  • Education F

14. Hazard

The overall crime rate in Hazard is 105% higher than the national average.

  • For every 100,000 people, there are 16.05 daily crimes that occur in Hazard.

  • Hazard is safer than 15% of the cities in the United States.

  • In Hazard you have a 1 in 18 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.

  • The number of total year over year crimes in Hazard has decreased by 8%.

  • Education F 

15. Stanton

The overall crime rate in Stanton is 61% lower than the national average.

  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.06 daily crimes that occur in Stanton.

  • Stanton is safer than 85% of the cities in the United States.

  • In Stanton you have a 1 in 90 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.

  • The number of total year over year crimes in Stanton has decreased by 35%.

  • Education F

 

16. Mayfield

The overall crime rate in Mayfield is 6% higher than the national average.

  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.29 daily crimes that occur in Mayfield.

  • Mayfield is safer than 40% of the cities in the United States.

  • In Mayfield you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.

  • The number of total year over year crimes in Mayfield has increased by 3%.

  • Education F

 

17. Monticello

The overall crime rate in Monticello is 25% lower than the national average.

  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.87 daily crimes that occur in Monticello.

  • Monticello is safer than 62% of the cities in the United States.

  • In Monticello you have a 1 in 47 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.

  • The number of total year over year crimes in Monticello has decreased by 3%.

  • Education F

 

 

JUSTIFEYED LLC

Some of these areas are safer than others, but we are trying to show you that crimes exits EVERYWHERE. What we learned from speaking with Tim Wagner of ABC 36 in Lexington KY, is that he doesn't believe crime is that bad that Justifeyed is needed. In fact he stated they already have something similar to Justifeyed. However upon further review this system is failing. Please understand what Justifeyed can do for this state and how much it truly is needed. Believing crime is not a big problem is the same as standing back and watching it happen.

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