How safe is your state? It’s possible you might not have much to worry about — or maybe you should worry a little more. With all the reports about the latest shooting or some other violent crime, it’s understandable to be a little uneasy at times. In fact, the number of violent crimes increased by 5.3% during the first six months of 2016, according to the FBI’s semiannual uniform crime report. So how can you know whether the state you call home is safe enough?