12 Major Cities Homicide Rates In USA: The news is coming from New York, there have been at least 12 major US cities that have broken annual homicide records in the year 2021 and there are still three weeks to go in the year, of the dozens of cities seems to already surpass the grim milestones for the killings, five topped records that were set or just tied last year. Follow More Update On GetIndiaNews.com
12 Major Cities Homicide Rates In USA
“It’s terrible to every morning get up and have to go look at the numbers and then look at the news and see the stories. It’s just crazy. It’s just crazy and this needs to stop,” this has been stated by Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney said that city has surpassed its annual homicide record of 500, this has stood since 1990.
Philadelphia, a city of roughly 1.5 million people, has had more homicides this year, there have been about 521 cases as of 6th December which is more than the nations two largest cities, New York seems to have around 443 cases as of 5th December and Los Angeles as of 352 dating to 27th November, that is an increase of 13% from the year 2020, a year which nearly broke the 1990 record.
Chicago is the third-largest city in the nation, it leads the nation with 739 homicides as of the end of November, the count has raised about 13% from the year 2020, according to Chicago police department crime data, Chicago’s deadliest year remains 1970 when there were 974 homicides.
The record of Philadelphia’s homicide got broken in the same week that Columbus, Louisville, and Indianapolis strained law enforcement staffing. there has been a pronounced decline when it comes to the arrest and continuing hardships from the pandemic but there is no clear answer across the board.
Five cities have surpassed records set in the year 2020, there are other major cities that have surpassed yearly homicide records are St. Paul, Minnesota; Portland, Oregon; Tucson, Arizona; Toledo, Ohio; Baton Rouge, Louisiana; Austin, Texas; Rochester, New York; and Albuquerque, New Mexico, these cities have broken their records back in the month of August.
It seems like the authorities are on their toes and they are going to be investigating the whole scenario in order to counter these rising homicides when it comes to most of the cities, this has to be brought under control, there are many innocent people who have been the victim of these homicides and for the families of all of the victims, it is the duty of the authorities to come up with a solution.