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Old 08-09-2009, 03:24 PM
 
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Default Chicago's murder rate down 11%

News that ChiMack forgot to post.

Top cop: City's drop in murder rate 'encouraging' :: CHICAGO SUN-TIMES :: Chicago Crime (http://www.suntimes.com/news/24-7/1706732,CST-NWS-stats08.article - broken link)
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Old 08-09-2009, 05:25 PM
 
Location: Bay Ridge, NY
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Nice, I remember not too long ago it was up by more than that. Glad to see the drop.
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Old 08-09-2009, 07:22 PM
 
Location: Chicago- Lawrence and Kedzie/Maywood
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Murder rate drops and rises, we will see rises in the future and we will see drops.
Besides, last year's summer spike was due to a gang war.
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Old 08-09-2009, 10:36 PM
 
Location: Chicago
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Murder rate drops and rises, we will see rises in the future and we will see drops.
Besides, last year's summer spike was due to a gang war.
Who won?
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Old 08-09-2009, 10:38 PM
 
Location: Logan Square
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Who won?
The Sharks.
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Old 08-10-2009, 01:42 AM
 
Location: Chicago
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Who won?
The funeral homes.
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Old 08-10-2009, 08:40 AM
 
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haha.


But yeah, aside from the little spike last year, since 2004 the city has been strangely consistent with homicides. Around 450 per year.
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Old 08-10-2009, 09:53 AM
 
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also the hospital technology/ care got better so guys that are alive now would have been dead in the 90's
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Old 08-10-2009, 11:05 AM
 
Location: Chicago
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also the hospital technology/ care got better so guys that are alive now would have been dead in the 90's
Hilarious.
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Old 08-10-2009, 12:52 PM
 
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also the hospital technology/ care got better so guys that are alive now would have been dead in the 90's
You're serious?
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