America's most dangerous states

Published: Oct 25 2013 11:18:22 AM EDT

Find out where violent crimes like rape, murder and robbery are most common. Here are America's most dangerous states.

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The FBI has released its latest statewide crime statistics for 2012, showing where violent crimes like rape, murder, robbery and aggravated assault are most common. Using those figures, here are the most dangerous states in America, according to violent crime rates per 100,000 people:

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