The hypothesis that Illinois has the largest number of crime has been found to be nullified this is because therefore Illinois being ranked position 29 out of the 50 states of the united states does not have crime rate that is alarmingly higher than other states but rather in the same state category of the other states, although generally crime rate in the US states is high according to the second hypothesis The highest total crime rate of any state, except for the District of Columbia, was found in Arizona, followed by South Carolina.
The crime rate in Arizona was 46.82% above the national average and three and half (3.5) times as high as that of New Hampshire, America’s safest state. The homicide rate was recorded at highest in the District of Columbia and Louisiana, as this is the residence of the most violent areas in the whole country, that is to say eastern Washington, D.C., and city of New Orleans.
In general there were six states with less than two homicides per 100,000 residents. Nonetheless, there were also eight states with more than seven homicides per 100,000 residents. These results additionally demonstrate the drastic degree to which crimes rates differ from state to state. And the authority need to do something more to curb this crimes. However racial crime rates have not been clearly verified although population of one race as indicated did contribute to higher rate of crime by the race.
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