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08/03/2014 09:59 am ET Updated Aug 04, 2014

America's Most Dangerous States, Based On Law Street's Analysis Of FBI Crime Statistics

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You may have heard about a recent uptick in violent crime, though the levels of crime are still far below the worst historical years.

Now, we know the most dangerous states.

Law Street took a look at the FBI's violent crime statistics for American cities with more than 25,000 people to come up with a ranking of the most violent states.

The rankings considered murder, rape aggravated assault and robbery numbers in each locale from 2012, the most recent year where data is available.

Below are the 10 most dangerous states. Go here for the complete list.

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