Reader: Rich people have less crime? Shocking!

Our post about the ten safest neighborhoods in Denver as judged by the total number of crimes as listed in Denver Police Department data from 2009 to 2013 drew a voluminous response from readers, many of whom found the roster predictable. Here's one example.

william.overin writes:

Oh. I get it. Be wealthy and you'll have less crime. Thanks for going through all of the data to teach this valuable lesson.

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