Saginaw passes Detroit for Michigan's highest violent crime rate

The latest FBI crime statistics show Saginaw passed Detroit with the fourth-highest violent crime rate in the U.S. SAGINAW, Mich. (WJRT) - The late...

October 11, 2022
7:20 PM

The latest FBI crime statistics show Saginaw passed Detroit with the fourth-highest violent crime rate in the U.S. SAGINAW, Mich. (WJRT) - The latest FBI annual crime report for 2021 lists Saginaw as the Michigan city with the highest violent crime rate.The city passed Detroit for the No. 4 spot in the nation. The rate includes an average of violent crimes compared to the number of residents.FBI data shows nearly 1,100 violent crimes in Saginaw over the last year.The agency says the number of crimes in Michigan increased more rapidly than the national average.

Ryan Jeltema