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View Poll Results: South Bronx or Compton, which is more deadlier??
South Bronx 19 37.25%
Compton 21 41.18%
I don't know 11 21.57%
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Old November 6th, 2005, 07:14 PM   #1
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South Bronx vs. Compton

Which is more deadlier, South Bronx in NYC or Compton just south of L.A.??

Pfft...Compton IMO and you know it.
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Old November 6th, 2005, 07:25 PM   #2
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In the early 90's Compton, now South Bronx
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Old November 6th, 2005, 08:12 PM   #3
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I don't know. I live just north of Los Angeles. I've been through Compton twice. Never been to NYC at all. But Compton does have the worst gang problem in the US and one of the highest murder rates anywhere in the US.
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Old November 6th, 2005, 08:24 PM   #4
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Actually, from a previous thread, it was shown that Gary, IN actually had the highest crime index. It's hard to put raw data with South Bronx, because unlike Compton, it isn't a seperate city in itself.
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Old November 6th, 2005, 08:43 PM   #5
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Nobody said Compton has the HIGHEST crime index. I said Compton has the worst gang problem (which is statistically true in every category) and ONE of the highest murder rates.
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Old November 6th, 2005, 08:54 PM   #6
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Anyways here are some pics of Compton that I found (small though):











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Old November 7th, 2005, 12:30 AM   #7
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Well, I don't know which one is worse as far as crime stats, but Compton definately looks nicer. I've seen both, and the south Bronx is disgusting.
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Old November 7th, 2005, 12:40 AM   #8
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Anyways here are some pics of Compton that I found (small though):

Sorry this isn't Compton, but actually part of Watts at the coner of 92nd & Compton Ave. My dad actually lives about 5 blocks south of here. I grew up in this area and passed this coner almost daily. Nope its part of the city of LA, and Compton is a several miles south of this corner.
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Sorry this isn't Compton, but actually part of Watts at the coner of 92nd & Compton Ave. My dad actually lives about 5 blocks south of here. I grew up in this area and passed this coner almost daily. Nope its part of the city of LA, and Compton is a several miles south of this corner.
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Old November 7th, 2005, 02:15 AM   #10
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lol
i think south bronx, i lived in compton when i was about 2 or 3
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Old November 7th, 2005, 02:17 AM   #11
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Sorry to be the grammar whore, but "more deadlier?"

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Old November 7th, 2005, 02:19 AM   #12
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and ONE of the highest murder rates.
my city of martinsville has a pretty bad murder rate, but mville's city population is under 15,000
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Old November 7th, 2005, 03:29 AM   #13
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I haven't go to South Bronx so I have no clue.

For my experience, I agree with BigDan that Compton has most gangs issue and highest murder rate but murder can be going up to 80 in end of year, just found out from news.

My gay black friend that had been at Compton HS for 2 years so he told me that Compton has alot of fighting and racial tension then he was transfered to Crenshaw HS, he said that Crenshaw HS is just better school with alot of peaceful students too.

I know that Compton Police Department had been shut down about several years ago and lacking of fund to control the crime and gangs. Also, Compton is lacking of fund to clean up in neighborhood including clear up the gang tags and other stuff.
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Old November 7th, 2005, 03:34 AM   #14
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LoL ooooookay Mr. Know It All

Wasn't trying to be a know it all, just trying to help. Anyway I'm probably a lot older and seen more of LA than you. Therefore so I notice things like this moreso than others.
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Old November 7th, 2005, 04:32 AM   #15
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Here are a few google pics of the South Bronx:







The south Bronx makes Compton look nice.
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Those look like older pics of the South Bronx.
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Old November 7th, 2005, 05:29 AM   #17
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Those look like older pics of the South Bronx.
If anyone has some new ones, they should post them. The last time I was there was in 1999 and it really didn't look that much different. The thing that sticks out in my mind was when I saw a residential highrise with a fence around it, and people had been throwing garbage out of their windows and it was piling up against the building all the way to the fence. Not surprisingly, it smelled like a dump.
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Old November 7th, 2005, 05:36 AM   #18
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It's funny that you said the South Bronx makes Compton look nice. I agree. But thats exactly what can get people killed. Compton doesn't look nearly as bad as ghettos on the east coast but I can bet it's crime rate, specifically it's murder rate is higher than 90% of the places that look worse than it does. Looks can be deceiving.
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Old November 7th, 2005, 05:37 AM   #19
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My gay black friend that had been at Compton HS for 2 years so he told me that Compton has alot of fighting and racial tension then he was transfered to Crenshaw HS, he said that Crenshaw HS is just better school with alot of peaceful students too.
Am I the only one who found this funny and completely unnecessary? LoL
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Old November 7th, 2005, 05:56 AM   #20
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