ODESSA -- Odessa is ranking on a top 100 list, but not one they'd hoped to end up on.
According to neighborhoodscout.com, Odessa is the 71st most dangerous city in America.
The site says the rankings are of cities in America with 25,000 or more people, based on the number of violent crimes per one thousand residents.
Using FBI information, they have compiled the top 100 in the nation.
Odessa police blame the violence on more people and a shortage of officers because of the oil boom.
Number one on the list is East St. Louis, IL
Number 100 is Knoxville, TN.
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