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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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