Montana has made national news once again, and this time, it's not something to be proud of. In fact. it's a bit concerning. One city in Montana was included on a list of 30 U.S. cities with the highest violent crime rates. Here's what you need to know about it.

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As the population of Montana continues to grow, reports of violent crimes across the state increasing as well. In a new study, Yahoo! Finance put together a list of the most violent cities in America using crime statistics from across the country. One interesting takeaway from the study is that prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, violent crime rates were on the decline. However, data shows that rates have steadily increased since then.

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What is the Definition of Violent Crime?

Violent crime means that a person or persons behave in a way that threatens, attempts to harm, or actually physically harms another person or property. Violent crimes include rape and sexual assault, robbery, assault and murder.

To compile the list, Yahoo used data from the FBI. The study used data from violent crime rates in 2022.

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What City Has the Highest Violent Crime Rate in Montana?

Billings, Montana ranked #30 on the list of cities in America with the highest violent crime rates with 867 violent crimes reported per 100,000 residents There were 1,076 violent crimes reported in Billings in 2022.

The city Billings of Montana, has one of the highest violent crime rates in the country, with the possibility of being a victim of a crime such as rape, armed robbery, manslaughter, aggravated assault, or even murder.

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Billings has earned a reputation for being not only one of the most dangerous cities in Montana but also in the entire country. We hope that the city figures out a solution to keep residents and visitors safe.

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