Solely 26% of respondents rated Detroit as protected — about the identical share that mentioned so the final time the survey was taken in 2006. Twenty-seven p.c mentioned so of Chicago (the location of the 2024 Democratic Nationwide Conference), which has seen a 20-point drop within the share of Individuals calling town protected since 2006. Detroit and Chicago have a few of the highest murder charges, although each cities have just lately reported declines in violent crime, whereas New York has comparatively low homicide charges regardless of a well-publicized pandemic spike in crime that could also be subsiding. Dallas ranked because the most secure metropolis within the ballot, regardless of police reporting an improve in violent crime within the metropolis at the beginning of the 12 months. Washington, D.C. is in the midst of the pack and seen as a lot safer than it was in 2006 whilst town endures a main improve in murders. The ballot will not be exhaustive and doesn’t embody some cities with excessive homicide charges like St. Louis and Baltimore.