The top five most dangerous cities in the United States start out with Flint, MI. Then its Detroit and then St Louis. It seems that the list never changes very much, as I remember that St Louis was number 1 in years past.
Here's the link to the article, it was on an AARP website.
I hope the elderly and others keep safe when out and about in these cities. Don't take any chances with your safety. Lock all doors and windows, and get your self a Pepper Spray or your defense weapon of choice.