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Chattanooga ranks among Top 5 most dangerous cities in Tennessee

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Chattanooga ranks fifth on Tennessee's Most Dangerous Cities, according to ValuePenguin, a research and analysis company.  

The site analyzed the most recent FBI Crime Report to determine which Tennessee cities were the safest and most dangerous.

According to the website 89 cities ranged in a crime score from 303 to 6,096 with an average of 1,901. 

Tennessee's most dangerous cities ranked: 

  1. Memphis
  2. Dyersburg
  3. Crossville
  4. Jackson
  5. Chattanooga
  6. Athens
  7. Nashville
  8. Ripley
  9. Knoxville
  10. Humbolt

Other local communities ranked in the top 20 for most dangerous are Cleveland and East Ridge. 

Chattanooga violent crimes per 100k population were 982 and property crimes per 100k population were 6,656.

Signal Mountain was ranked as the second safest community in the state of Tennessee.

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