Aggravated assaults — assaults committed with a deadly weapon or threatened serious injury — 에 17 cities with available data peaked during the summer of 2020 “at levels that surpassed those of the previous peak” before decreasing for the remainder of the year and rising again in the first half of 2021, 보고서는 말한다. The number of aggravated assaults in the first three quarters of 2021 였다 3% higher than the same period last year, 와 1,515 more aggravated assaults, 보고서는 말한다.
Gun assaults in 13 cities with available data peaked during the summer of 2020 and peaked again in the spring and summer of this year. 있었다 109 more gun assaults in the first three quarters of 2021 than during the same time frame last year, 보고서는 말한다.
“Even at a slower rate of increase, the elevated rates of homicide and serious assaults require an urgent response from government and community leaders,” the report concluded. “Evidence-based strategies are available to address the increase in the short and medium term. As the pandemic subsides, cities should redouble efforts to deploy hot-spot strategies that focus on those areas where the violence is concentrated.”
그만큼 22 cities that were studied in the report are St. 상트페테르부르크, 플로리다; 오스틴, 텍사스; 노퍽, 여자 이름; Louisville, 켄터키; 피츠버그; 천사들; Raleigh, 노스 캐롤라이나; 내슈빌; 물소, 뉴욕; 애틀랜타; 워싱턴, D.C.; 필라델피아; 디트로이트; 시카고; 덴버; 볼티모어; Memphis, 테네시; Milwaukee; 불사조; 시애틀; 오마하, 네브라스카; and Chandler, 애리조나.
, including those by street outreach workers and other non-police actors
, should work alongside long-term reforms to increase accountability for police misconduct and to redirect certain police roles to other agencies
, 보고서는 말한다.
“Abandoning long-needed police reform is not a viable policy option,” 보고서 상태. “차라리, change is essential to improve the relationship between police and communities and achieve durable reductions in urban violence.”