Murder Rates in Selected U.S. Cities

Murder rates in New York City and Los Angeles have continued their downward slide, while murder rates in Detroit and Chicago have remained stubbornly high.
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Sources: city-data.com, FBI
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level 48
Nov 11, 2019
I'm curious, what are the 2010 spikes for Detroit and 2015 for Chicago?
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level ∞
Nov 12, 2019
I'm not sure. I know that, in 2015, the Chicago police were under fire due to multiple police brutality incidents. (One officer was eventually convicted of murder). It's quite likely that they reduced their presence in the most violent areas of the city to avoid further scandal.
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level 65
Nov 11, 2019
Wow, that's some high numbers. Where I'm from it's only 1.01 per 100,000
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level 56
Nov 11, 2019
And you are from...?
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level ∞
Nov 12, 2019
1.01? In Japan it's 0.2.
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level 77
Nov 17, 2019
Yeah. It's incredible benjamin lived long enough to finish his comment.
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level 50
Nov 25, 2019
damn... even the 7.3 in New York is a lot. we need to stop gun violence!