Monday, November 23, 2015
Source: Is Violent Crime in the United States Increasing? (13-pg PDF)
"... Overall,homicide and violent crime rates have been trending downward for more than two decades, and both rates are at historic lows.. An analysis comparing 2014 and 2015 homicide data from the nation’s 60 most populous cities suggests that violent crime is not increasing. Overall,reported homicides were up 16% in 2015, but a majority of cities (44 of 60) have not seen a statistically significant increase in homicides. The general consensus is that it is too early to draw any conclusions about the reversal of long-term trends..."
Posted by SNi at 11/23/2015 08:00:00 PM