Ocala, Florida—Ocala Police Chief, Greg Graham, said the City of Ocala is in a crisis over senseless crimes, and he wants to see the community come together.
According to researchers with Home Security Shield, the City of Ocala is now in the top 20 for most dangerous cities in Florida, and Marion County is number 30 out of 67 counties.
The report is based on FBI crime statics for violent and property crimes.
Researchers say if the crime rate continues to increase at the current rate, Marion County could quickly move up on the list.
Orlando is currently listed at number two (2). Ocala is number 17.