Expert: US multi-city homicides on the rise or usher in the violent summer
The US media AXOIS website reported on the 1st local time that after studying the latest violent crime data, American criminologists said that in the first quarter of 2021, the number of homicides in many cities across the United States increased significantly, indicating that the country may be about to welcome Here comes a summer of violent crimes.
Reported that from Washington to Louisville in Kentucky, from New York to Oakland in California, from Kansas City to Atlanta, murder cases in large and small cities in the United States are showing a clear upward trend.
Crime analyst Jeff Ashe collected a sample of 37 U.S. cities with data available for the first three months of 2021, showing that homicides in these areas have increased by 18% over the same period in 2020. In 2020, the number of crime incidents in major cities in the United States has increased substantially compared to 2019, with an increase of approximately 33%. In 2020, New York City recorded 462 homicides, an increase of nearly 45%.
It is reported that although people want to recognize the significant increase in homicides in 2020 and 2021 as an anomaly caused by the new crown epidemic, in the years before the epidemic, the number of homicides in many places in the United States has been increasing. Keep going up.
and this summer The crime rate in the United States will show a historically high trend. The report quoted the University of Chicago expert John Roman as saying that the United States will usher in an unusually violent summer in 2021.