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How Safe Is Your City / Town?  
User currently offlineVictorTango From India, joined Jan 2005, 500 posts, RR: 0
Posted (9 years 5 months 1 week 4 days 9 hours ago) and read 3319 times:

Where would you rate the level of safety (on a scale of 1 to 10) in your city/town with regard to crime, riots or terrorist attacks?

[1=totally unsafe, 10=extremely safe]

I live in Dubai and the level of safety is quite high. I would put it at 9.

(Please mention your city)

Olly

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User currently offlineThom@s From Norway, joined Oct 2000, 11951 posts, RR: 47
Reply 1, posted (9 years 5 months 1 week 4 days 8 hours ago) and read 3308 times:

Stord, Norway, population 18 000. Safe: 9.

Thom@s



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User currently offlineUTA_flyinghigh From Tunisia, joined Oct 2001, 6495 posts, RR: 50
Reply 2, posted (9 years 5 months 1 week 4 days 8 hours ago) and read 3297 times:

Baile Atha Cliath, Eireann.

Population 3.5 million. I rate it 9.5 but can be less if you're in the wrong neighborhood Big grin

UTA



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User currently offlineQANTASforever From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (9 years 5 months 1 week 4 days 8 hours ago) and read 3292 times:

Sydney, population: 4.5 million - 8 - depends on the neighbourhood.

Monaco, population 30,000 - 10 - big brother is watching you.

QFF


User currently offlineScanorama From Australia, joined Jan 2005, 115 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (9 years 5 months 1 week 4 days 7 hours ago) and read 3276 times:

Sydney, and I will give it a 9, depends on the neighborhood, part of the city and suburbs are pretty dangers. I will give 9.7 for my neighborhood, quiet and safe area.

[Edited 2005-02-21 13:20:13]

User currently offlineSpringbok747 From Australia, joined Nov 2004, 4387 posts, RR: 10
Reply 5, posted (9 years 5 months 1 week 4 days 7 hours ago) and read 3276 times:

Adelaide, population 1 million, - 8 - depends on the neighbourhood...Hindley street at night, for example, would be 3 or 4.

Cape Town - population 2.5 million - 7 or 8. Its pretty safe, but there are rough neighbourhoods..like in any other big city.



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User currently offlineNumberTwelve From Germany, joined Dec 2004, 1431 posts, RR: 9
Reply 6, posted (9 years 5 months 1 week 4 days 7 hours ago) and read 3268 times:

little village close to Frankfurt: 10
Frankfurt itself maybe 7 or 8.

And safety rating didn't get better since Iraq invasion. Also Saddam didn't send us WMD btw.



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User currently offlineRyanb741 From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2002, 3221 posts, RR: 16
Reply 7, posted (9 years 5 months 1 week 4 days 5 hours ago) and read 3245 times:

Acton, West London - probably a 4

Other city is Bangkok, Thailand - probably an 8



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User currently offlinePlymSpotter From Spain, joined Jun 2004, 11616 posts, RR: 60
Reply 8, posted (9 years 5 months 1 week 4 days 5 hours ago) and read 3240 times:

Plymouth, South West England - 6. Poor because the city is overrun with 'swills' and 'burberry swills' who get drunk on cider then follow you round saying 'er bey, du yu wanna fite' in a jannerish accent. Worse even than Chavs Laugh out loud

Small town in Menorca, Spain - 10. You could go out and leave your house unlocked all day, only minor problem are the tourists in summertime.

Dan



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User currently offlineWillo From United Kingdom, joined Dec 2003, 1352 posts, RR: 12
Reply 9, posted (9 years 5 months 1 week 4 days 4 hours ago) and read 3229 times:

Where I live in Sussex I would say 8. My brother lives in the wilds of Lincolnshire, a recent local paper headline said "Box of nails stolen from shed, Police investigating"!! With such serious crime I rate his area a 1  Big thumbs up

User currently offlineUSAFHummer From United States of America, joined May 2000, 10685 posts, RR: 53
Reply 10, posted (9 years 5 months 1 week 4 days 2 hours ago) and read 3205 times:

Boulder, Colorado - 8...being a college town, the student-police relationship isn't that good, and last semester we had a real, actual riot...was kinda sad yet funny...

Greg



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User currently offlineSolnabo From Sweden, joined Jan 2008, 851 posts, RR: 2
Reply 11, posted (9 years 5 months 1 week 4 days 1 hour ago) and read 3201 times:

Stockholm: pop 1,2 mln:

7 to 8

Micke



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User currently offlineBRAVO7E7 From United States of America, joined Jul 2004, 1840 posts, RR: 17
Reply 12, posted (9 years 5 months 1 week 4 days 1 hour ago) and read 3195 times:

Tampa probably 5 or 6. People think it is safe, but there is something like 900 violent crimes per 100,000 people. Pretty high! Miami is like 600 and New York 400. I live in a pretty good area though, so for me personally, probably an 8.

User currently offlineChrista From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 13, posted (9 years 5 months 1 week 4 days 1 hour ago) and read 3181 times:

South Wales, UK.. population of around 2.4 million.

It is a fairly safe place to live, however there are some pretty bad areas wherever you go. I must say that I live in a very good area in general and so foe me I would rate it around 8/9.

However, on average I would give this area of the world 7/8 out of 10.

Regards,

Chris

[Edited 2005-02-21 19:35:55]

User currently offlineMADtoCAE From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 14, posted (9 years 5 months 1 week 4 days 1 hour ago) and read 3170 times:

Tres Cantos, Madrid- Population about 40K would rate it as 9, there are sometimes band fights in the park friday night, everyone goes there though( including me Big grin )

User currently offlineNorskMan From Norway, joined Jan 2005, 113 posts, RR: 3
Reply 15, posted (9 years 5 months 1 week 4 days ago) and read 3160 times:

Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Population:1 million. I'm going to say 9. Lived here for 10 years, and have never been a victim of a crime. Again, though, it depends on what neighborhood you live in.


yeah i know
User currently offlineNwajetset From United States of America, joined Nov 2004, 139 posts, RR: 3
Reply 16, posted (9 years 5 months 1 week 4 days ago) and read 3156 times:

In a ranking of the entire USA, my city was ranked ninth safest. Sterling Heights, Michigan. It was actually seventh last time around, must of been a cat in tree somewhere. http://www.morganquitno.com/cit02pop.htm

The funny thing is, if you travel too far south, (you guys have seen 8 mile right? LOL) you end up on the top of the other list!


User currently offlineStlgph From United States of America, joined Oct 2004, 9303 posts, RR: 25
Reply 17, posted (9 years 5 months 1 week 3 days 23 hours ago) and read 3145 times:

St. Louis is unfortunately #3 on the last...and we have tried FOR YEARS to top the list. Someday, perhaps, we might succeed. Until then, we shall at least take the top for stolen cars. That's pretty respectable, isn't it?


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User currently offlineJetJock22 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 18, posted (9 years 5 months 1 week 3 days 23 hours ago) and read 3133 times:

USAF -you haven't experienced a riot until you've lived on Chittenden here at Ohio State after we beat Michigan. Now THAT was a riot. Literally!  Big thumbs up

User currently offlineSeb146 From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 11533 posts, RR: 15
Reply 19, posted (9 years 5 months 1 week 3 days 22 hours ago) and read 3115 times:

The current neighborhood of Portland I live in is great. I would say 9. I have seen some parts of North Portland that I would rate as 4. Everyone at work gives me deliveries to Chinatown at night. They are scared to go there. My co-workers say the homeless people are scary. Bah. I have never had any problems in Chinatown. People ask if I am looking for anything I just say "No, man, I'm good" and keep walking. What is so scary about that?

GO CANUCKS!!



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User currently offlineFutureUApilot From United States of America, joined May 2004, 1365 posts, RR: 4
Reply 20, posted (9 years 5 months 1 week 3 days 22 hours ago) and read 3110 times:

My city, Appleton, WI was named the safest city in America, so i'm going to have to give it a 10. If i find the link I'll let ya know!

-Sam



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User currently offlineSJUboeingGirl From Puerto Rico, joined Nov 2004, 274 posts, RR: 1
Reply 21, posted (9 years 5 months 1 week 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 3107 times:

Guaynabo, PR 130,000 people


8/10



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User currently offlineTom in NO From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 7194 posts, RR: 33
Reply 22, posted (9 years 5 months 1 week 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 3106 times:

New Orleans proper: crime-2, riots-9, terrorist-7

My suburb: crime-9, riots-10, terrorist-8

Tom at MSY

PS: I would think that "riots" in most cities would be in direct proportion to the number of major sports championships in that town  Big grin!



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User currently offlineKieron747 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 23, posted (9 years 5 months 1 week 3 days 20 hours ago) and read 3100 times:

Hi there!

For all you British A.Netters, I have moved from Stoke-on-Trent UK
(Not a great place as I'm sure you're aware!)
to...
Sherbrooke, WQuebec, Canada
(A very safe place, except that theres nothing to do here apart from watch the snow)
SO I feel much safer here, you can go into a bar and just have a beer and read a book, you couldn't do that in Stoke without fear of being beaten up!

Thanks

Kieron747


User currently offlineMIAspotter From Spain, joined Nov 2001, 2739 posts, RR: 25
Reply 24, posted (9 years 5 months 1 week 3 days 20 hours ago) and read 3097 times:

Kieron.

I have been to Stoke-on-trent....not really a nice place.

Well I live in Bournemouth, Dorset population 163.000 (as of last census)
Overall I will give it a 7. loads of chavs and the town centre can get quite rough on weekends (drunk fights and stuff) and also depends on the "hood" but it is pretty safe.

MIAspotter



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25 Kieron747 : Hi MIAspotter.. that sounds like stoke too! PS. Whats a chav? Regards kieron
26 Post contains images FlyingColours : With Manchester it really depends on where you are and when, for my part here in Astley (in the north) I'd say 6/7. Central Manchester I'd say 8 and t
27 Lemmy : Santa Barbara, CA: 9.5 Pretty boring, actually. The most heavily armed people here are Oprah's security guards.
28 SXFAN : London borough of Barking & Dagenham East London U.K.: 3 (and it is very much) Athens - Greece: 7-8 depends on the neighborhood
29 Arrow : Hmmm OK 5 for North Vancouver, but nothing people-related. Bears wander through neighbourhood night and day; keep doors closed Occasional cougar sight
30 LHMARK : Crapchester: Suburbs-8 City-3.5
31 Post contains images Mdsh00 : Corona, CA: 9 (depending on the neighborhood) Los Angeles, CA: The area that I live in (Westwood) is about an 8.5. Being a college district, its a goo
32 BH346 : Wichita, KS: 9. One good thing about the city. It is still fairly safe even in the more run down neighborhoods in town, but there still are places whe
33 ZRH : Zürich, Switzerland (about 1 million including all suburbs): very safe, I'd say 9.
34 Bill142 : Canberra Population 300,000 Rating 9 Just gotta know where all the junkies hang out. Some bright spark had the idea of putting cheap government housin
35 San747 : My town (80,000+), I'd rate a 9.9. There's been no rapes and 1 murder in the last 5 years... I never feel uncomfortable or unsafe in town...
36 EGGD : Where I live, probably a 9. In some areas of Bristol though its completely different. I live in a commuter Town so most people here are relatively aff
37 AviationMaster : Bachenbülach (small town outside Zurich): 9.5 Zürich: 9
38 Post contains images Superfly : San Francisco = 10 Keep in mind we are a city of about 775,000 residents (legal), about 100,000 not counted, another 80,000 homeless and then about an
39 JUANR : Bogotá, Colombia. 8 Million People. In average I would give my city a 7.5 taking into account that is actually one of the safest cities in the countr
40 PPGMD : When I am carrying my friend, and his 10 .40 brothers, every town is a 10 in safety. Anyways, Longboat Key where I live, 10, Bradenton where I work, 6
41 LH423 : Boston, MA Population (Metro): 4,5 million Personal Rating: 7-8. Overall, living six years in the city there were very few times where I didn't feel s
42 MIA : Tallahassee, Florida (8) 150000 people. Nothing happens here and we probably spend more than the average city on security because of the governor. The
43 PPGMD : Or the officers simply overlook it in most cases. You would be surprised how little officers care about underage drinking.
44 MIA : I think they should care. I personally have reported people for driving drunk, selling drugs and underage drinking and the cops do not do jack s###. I
45 FlyMIA : Well my area of town I give it a 8.9. I live in a gated community in the heart of Miami so right out side my walls of my area I would give it a 7. But
46 SLC1 : Seattle - 8 or 9 Salt Lake City - 7
47 Jake056 : I live in NY. and work in NYC. I never think of crime. Like anyone from a big city, just be aware of your surroundings and there should be no problems
48 Post contains links Flight152 : Kent, OH - 8 home (East Amherst NY) 10+ Was listed the #1 safest town in America for the past 5 years http://www.amherst.ny.us/police/safestcity.htm
49 PilotJmartin : Waterloo Region I would give it a 9 out of Ten. I feel very safe here, there is little crime, and nothing major happens here.... and I dont mind at al
50 Jasepl : I'd say Bombay is 9+, certainly.
51 707cmf : I live in Paris. Population (with the suburbs) 11 Million people. I would have to give it an average of 6. (of course, some neighbourouds are 9.9, oth
52 UTA_flyinghigh : He means by men, obviously. UTA
53 707cmf : If that thought helps you in your love life and fantasies, feel free to imagine it, I don't really care... Cheers, 707
54 Luisde8cd : I think it's the same for my city: Caracas, Venezuela.
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