Richmond has a long history and reputation of violence and crime. Ranked as one of the top five most dangerous cities in the US in years past, Richmond officials have stressed that the city’s violent reputation is undeserved and blown out of proportion. City residents share their thoughts on what it’s like to live in Richmond and how safe they feel at home.
Richmond Crime By The Numbers
|Source: Office of the Attorney General||Preliminary Report: Crime in 2009|