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The FBI has released a table that lists the number of violent crimes and other criminal offenses that were known to police in

each Massachusetts city and town in 2012. Here is a look at the breakdown of the top 10 cities with the most violent crime cases.

BOSTON

Population: 630,648

Violent crimes: 5,266
Murder/nonnegligent manslaughter: 57  
Forcible rape: 249  
Robbery: 1,910  
Aggravated assault: 3,050  
Property crime: 18,349  
Burglary: 3,325  
Larceny-theft: 13,400  
Motor vehicle theft: 1,624

WORCESTER

Population: 183,247  

Violent crimes: 1,758  
Murder/nonnegligent manslaughter: 8  
Forcible rape: 33  
Robbery: 419  
Aggravated assault: 1,298  
Property crime: 6,432  
Burglary: 2,040  
Larceny-theft: 3,927  
Motor vehicle theft: 465  
Arson: 6

SPRINGFIELD

Population: 154,518

Violent crimes: 1,606 
Murder/nonnegligent manslaughter: 11  
Forcible rape: 39  
Robbery: 542 
Aggravated assault: 1,014 
Property crime: 7,024 
Burglary: 2,317  
Larceny-theft: 3,947 
Motor vehicle theft: 760 
Arson: 68 

BROCKTON

Population: 95,156
 
Violent crimes: 1,088  
Murder/nonnegligent manslaughter: 6  
Forcible rape: 48  
Robbery: 225  
Aggravated assault: 809  
Property crime: 3,071  
Burglary: 815  
Larceny-theft: 2,046  
Motor vehicle theft: 210  
Arson: 33

NEW BEDFORD  

Population: 96,031

Violent crimes: 1,030  
Murder/nonnegligent manslaughter: 2  
Forcible rape: 54 
Robbery: 272 
Aggravated assault: 702 
Property crime: 3,180  
Burglary: 929  
Larceny-theft: 1,950 
Motor vehicle theft: 301  
Arson: 29

FALL RIVER

Population: 89,753
 
Violent crimes: 954
Murder/nonnegligent manslaughter: 2  
Forcible rape: 52  
Robbery: 262 
Aggravated assault: 638 
Property crime: 2,706 
Burglary: 774  
Larceny-theft: 1,659  
Motor vehicle theft: 273
Arson: 27 

LAWRENCE  

Population: 77,661  

Violent crimes: 785
Murder/nonnegligent manslaughter: 2  
Forcible rape: 25  
Robbery: 223 
Aggravated assault: 535 
Property crime: 1,965 
Burglary: 536  
Larceny-theft: 743 
Motor vehicle theft: 686  

LYNN

Population: 91,846  

Violent crimes: 754
Murder/nonnegligent manslaughter: 2  
Forcible rape: 48  
Robbery: 170 
Aggravated assault: 534 
Property crime: 2,589 
Burglary: 698  
Larceny-theft: 1,614 
Motor vehicle theft: 277
Arson: 8

CHELSEA

Population: 35,966  

Violent crimes: 666
Murder/nonnegligent manslaughter: 2  
Forcible rape: 41  
Robbery: 253 
Aggravated assault: 370
Property crime: 1,377 
Burglary: 288 
Larceny-theft: 910 
Motor vehicle theft: 179
Arson: 5

LOWELL

Population: 108,539

Violent crimes: 585
Murder/nonnegligent manslaughter: 0  
Forcible rape: 37  
Robbery: 174 
Aggravated assault: 374
Property crime: 3,125 
Burglary: 849
Larceny-theft: 1,981
Motor vehicle theft: 295
Arson: 27

To read the full list, visit: FBI.gov  

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