The FBI’s Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program defines violent crimes as “offenses that involve force or threat of force. Violent crime is composed of four offenses: murder and nonnegligent manslaughter, rape, robbery, and aggravated assault.”
Source: The data used for statistics can be obtained from the FBI's Crime Data Explorer; Go to the Quarterly Uniform Crime Report tab to find this data.
The violent crime rate in city was calculated by dividing the number of violent crimes by the city’s population and then multiplying 100,000.
Note: As of 2021, Charlotte is listed under Charlotte-Mecklenburg; Nashville is Metropolitan Nashville Police Department; Las Vegas is Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department; Louisville is Louisville Metro.