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Beverly Hills in Missouri is an interesting case. [See: The Most Dangerous Places to Take Selfies] Its population is just 569 people but there were 10 violence crimes reported, one of them was murder and three were robberies. No rapes. This is the highest ratio of violent offenses per resident in the Show-Me State. Also high in the ranking is Kansas City, with 468,417 people. The total number of violent crimes was 5,862; more than 3,700 of them were aggravated assault.