Wednesday, July 29, 2020

What Explains Why Homicides Are Increasing Significantly Across the Country Since Late May? –

A new report released yesterday, by Richard Rosenfeld and Ernesto Lopez for the Council on Criminal Justice (CCJ), contains disturbing quantification of what has been reported anecdotally by media: Homicides have increased significantly in many cities across the country since late May.  And the pattern across other crime categories documented in the report suggests that a "Minneapolis effect"—a reduction in policing similar to the "Ferguson effect"—may well be the cause for the recent spike in homicides.


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Who'da thunk it? Say it ain't so!

Posted by: dearieme | Jul 29, 2020 2:15:44 PM

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