Denver makes “Top 10 list” for mail carriers attacks in 2010

The United States Postal Service released statistics on the cities where the most dog attacks occured nationwide for the year 2010. Several cities with breed specific ordinances made the list, including Denver which tied for 8th place. Even with statewide BSL, four (4) cities in Ohio made the top 25.

Below is the list of Top 25 cities that made the USPS list. The list shows the ranking, city & state, and number of attacks:

1 HOUSTON TX (62)

2 SAN DIEGO CA (45)
2 COLUMBUS OH (45)

3 LOS ANGELES CA (44)

4 LOUISVILLE KY (40)

5 SAN ANTONIO TX (39)
5 ST LOUIS MO (39)

6 CLEVELAND OH (38)
6 PHOENIX AZ (38)

7 MINNEAPOLIS MN (35)
7 PORTLAND OR (35)

8 DENVER CO (31)
8 PHILADELPHIA PA (31)

9 SACRAMENTO CA (30)

10 SEATTLE WA (28)

11 BALTIMORE MD (27)

12 MILWAUKEE WI (26)

13 CHICAGO IL (25)

14 CINCINNATI OH (24)

15 SAN JOSE CA (23)
15 FORT WORTH TX (23)
15 BUFFALO NY (23)

16 MEMPHIS TN (22)
16 JACKSONVILLE FL (22)

17 MIAMI FL (20)
17 DETROIT MI (20)

18 TOLEDO OH (19)

19 OAKLAND CA (18)
19 PITTSBURGH PA (18)

20 LONG BEACH CA (17)
20 CHARLOTTE NC (17)
20 JAMAICA NY (17)
20 ORLANDO FL (17)

21 KANSAS CITY MO (16)
21 INDIANAPOLIS IN (16)
21 TACOMA WA (16)
21 WASHINGTON DC (16)

22 LAS VEGAS NV (15)
22 STOCKTON CA (15)
22 ALBUQUERQUE NM (15)
22 FLUSHING NY (15)

23 OKLAHOMA CITY OK (14)
23 STATEN ISLAND NY (14)
23 SPRINGFIELD MO (14)

24 HUNTINGTON BCH CA (13)

25 BROOKLYN NY (12)
25 SALT LAKE CITY UT (12)
25 FRESNO CA (12)
25 WICHITA KS (12)
25 SILVER SPRING MD (12)
25 ROCHESTER NY (12)
25 ST PAUL MN (12)
25 ST PETERSBURG FL (12)
25 BIRMINGHAM AL (12)
25 SANTA ANA CA (12)

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