Which Montana towns have the most violent and property crime?
RoadSnacks analyzed data from the Federal Bureau of Investigation for the years 2011-2013 and came up with the following list of what it calls "The Top 10 Most Dangerous Cities in Montana."
Violent crimes are defined as rapes, murders, robberies, and aggravated assaults.
The author of the article, Chris Colmar, noted that they only looked at cities that have populations of more than 1,000 people as of 2013, which is the last year the report was available, which resulted in 38 towns in Montana to rank.
Colmar also said that they weighted crimes in 2013 more heavily than 2012 and 2011, since "more recent crimes are a bigger determining factor in how dangerous a place is."
According to their analysis, here are the top 10: