Murders rose 5% in 2021 compared to 2020; 44% in vergelyking met 2019: studeer

Daar was 218 meer moorde in die 22 cities in 2021 - a 44% toename in vergelyking met 2019, representing nearly 1,300 additional lives lost since three years ago, Volgens updated findings from the Council on Criminal Justice (CCJ), a nonpartisan criminal justice policy organization.

CCJ’s study points to a continuing upward trend in violent crime that began at the start of the COVID-19 pandemie, though the organization noted that homicide increases have slowed since then.

Die 22 cities studied are: Chandler, Arizona; Seattle, Washington; Omaha, Nebraska; Phoenix, Arizona; Nashville, Tennessee; Detroit, Michigan; Baltimore, Maryland; Memphis, Tennessee; Chicago, Illinois; Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Buffels, New York; Raleigh, Noord-Carolina; Atlanta, Georgië; Denver, Colorado; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Die Engele, Kalifornië; Louisville, Kentucky; Washington, D.C.; Norfolk, Virginia; Austin, Texas; St.. Petersburg, Florida.

The cities were selected because their polisie departments providedweekly updates for the period between January 2018 and December 2021,according to CCJ.

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While it is encouraging to see a slowdown in the recent homicide increase, the bloodshed continues, en ten minste 10 Amerikaanse. cities lost historic numbers of residents to murder last year,” CCJ senior fellow Thomas Abt said in a statement Wednesday. “This is not acceptable. We know there are multiple strategies with a track record of success in reducing violence. We need to break through our divisive politics and put these evidence-backed solutions in place now.

Fox News Digital voorheen berig on record homicides in more than a dozen cities last year and a 30-year record in Atlanta.

Police officers investigate a crime scene after a shooting at a backyard party on Sept. 19, 2020, Rochester, New York. (Joshua Rashaad McFadden/Getty Images)

Police officers investigate a crime scene after a shooting at a backyard party on Sept. 19, 2020, Rochester, New York. (Joshua Rashaad McFadden/Getty Images)

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