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Jackson in the top 15 most dangerous cities in the country

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JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - Jackson is ranked in the Top 15 most dangerous cities in the country. That is according to a National study by CQ Press released Sunday.

Jackson was named the 14th most dangerous city in the U.S.  That is an improvement from last year when our capital city ranked 9th.  Memphis and New Orleans were named 12th and 13th.

According to the study, the most dangerous city was St. Louis, Missouri jumping one spot over Camden, New Jersey.  For the second straight year Colonie, New York was awarded the safest city title.  The annual rankings are based on population figures and crime data compiled by the FBI.

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