I wonder why -- could their bail policies be one of the reasons?
Houston, We Have A Crime Problem Compared To Other Cities In The U.S.
While the Mayoral candidates debate, our crime situation analytics are a useful tool in evaluating where we stand. Location Inc. is a SAAS company that uses analytics and mapping tools to power risk assessment. Think of it as the crime analysis version of Astros' baseball.
What do they find about Houston? With a crime rate of 54 per one thousand residents, Houston has one of the highest crime rates in America. Your chances of becoming a crime victim are one in 19. Compared to the rest of Texas, a stunning 98% have a lower crime rate. In fact, we are safer than only 4% of U.S. cities!