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LA and NYC Safer

Submitted by ub on Tue, 01/02/2018 - 11:52

Location, location, location. The murder rate in American cities is deeply connected to individual neighborhoods. In some jurisdictions, local policies, police tactics, gangs, and socio-economic factors turn some areas particularly deadly.

In other locations, officials and communities leaders have highly-localized solutions to keep gun violence down.

The FBI says homicides in the US rose about 9% last year, and more than one-third of the increase appears to be concentrated in Chicago and Baltimore neighborhoods.

There is no American carnage in Gotham.The crime in New York City plummets to the lowest rate since the 1950s. Crime in New York City Plunges to a Level Not Seen Since the 1950s https://nyti.ms/2E2qdqY

Why the persistent drop in New York? Former chief Bill Bratton takes credit. How Crime Rates In New York City Reached Record Lows https://n.pr/2EkQEbu

Crime also is down in Los Angeles County. Crime is down in L.A. County sheriff's territory http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-sheriff-crime-20171228-story.h…