crime in America
crime in America
Murder Rate Spiked in 2015

While the overall crime rate remained constant, and the violent crime rate ticked up by only 3.1 percent, the murder rate spiked by 13.2 percent in the 30 largest U.S. cities.

crime in America
Backlash

When we argue about policing and prison reform today, we are arguing about the legacy of the Great American Crime Wave and the politics it produced.

crime in America
Is Crime Spiking?

It’s too early to say—and neither side of the debate should be claiming vindication just yet.

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