The neighborhood where you live can determine the amount of crime that goes on around you. Neighborhoods in the United States with the highest crime alerts include Detroit, Flint, Oakland, Memphis and St. Louis. These cities rated high in the number of violent crimes such as murder, robbery and rape. When you are looking for a new home, it is important that you consider the area where you live. Choose neighborhoods that have a lot of families and offer good schools, parks and youth activities. The old saying that location is important is still true today. There are safety tips you should follow no matter where you live. Crime can happen in any city and in any place across the world.