Wednesday, July 29, 2020

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

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.

via reason.com

https://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/2020/07/what-explains-why-homicides-are-increasing-significantly-across-the-country-since-late-may-reasoncom.html

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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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