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Old 01-03-2011, 10:44 PM
 
Location: Northridge, Los Angeles, CA
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Los Angeles County (population 10 million) - 596 homicides (source: Homicide map - Homicide Report - Los Angeles Times)
City of Los Angeles (population 4 million) - 291 homicides. (source: Times coverage: Los Angeles on track for record low homicides - Homicide Report - Los Angeles Times)

Yep. LA gangbangers aren't quite as active as they used to be. I remember back in the late 1990s-early 2000s, there used to be a lot of tagging and more young people banging colors and tagging their set names everywhere in my old neighborhood. Nowadays, it's so quiet that the LAPD helicopter (apparently) stopped flying around every hour and only flies over twice a night. In my current neighborhood, you only hear it once a night IF THAT.

Glad to see the change though. There are probably more LA homicides on TV shows nowadays than in real life.

As for non-homicide crime, I don't have the statistics off hand yet. If someone can find it, I'll be grateful!
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Old 01-03-2011, 11:29 PM
 
Location: Brooklyn, NY $$$
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OK. I will start. Here is a link concerning the situation in New York for the year 2010...

Murders Rise in New York City, but Remain Near Historic Lows - NYTimes.com

This is what the article stats is the data for NYC, the closest city to me.
2009 471
2010 532

Note: 532 murders is still a relatively low number, especially compared to over 2,000 in 1990.

Note: The FBI released the priliminary stats for 2010, but these are only for the first half of the year and are thus incomplete.
i really want to see a homicide map.
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Old 01-04-2011, 06:01 AM
 
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Memphis had 93 in 2010, which is the lowest it's been since 1971

Memphis' 93 homicides in 2010 lowest since 1971 - WMC-TV 5 - Memphis, TN
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Old 01-04-2011, 06:24 AM
 
Location: Twinsburg, OH
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Cleveland:

2009: 122
2010: 77

Northeast Ohio:

2009: 200
2010: 145

Homicides in seven-county region drop 28% from 2009 | cleveland.com
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Old 01-04-2011, 07:51 AM
 
Location: Washington, D.C.
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^ Damn what did Cleveland police do to reduce murders that much? or is those stats rigged.......
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Old 01-04-2011, 08:26 AM
 
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Chicago:

2010: 435
2009: 460
1994: 930
-5.4% from 2009 to 2010

Violent crimes in general are down 10% from last year, which is pretty good.

Violent crime trends are the most shocking. They must have been really concentrated and REALLY bad back in the 1990's:

Violent Crimes:
1991: 90,500
1995: 73,300
1998: 62,900
1999: 50,500
2000: 48,300
2002: 44,100
2003: 39,500
2005: 36,000
2008: 35,900
2009: 33,500
2010: 30,200

Down 66% from the early 1990's. A lot of the reduction was from clearing out all the highrise housing projects which were just a breeding ground for violent crimes.
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Old 01-04-2011, 09:56 AM
 
Location: Washington, DC area
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Kansas City, MO (population 480k) 106 homicides in 2010 the city had 110 last year.
Kansas City, KS (population 140k) 26 (can't verify this)

So 132 homicides for 620,000 people. Pretty high, but way down from the 90's.

Some suburbs
Independence, MO (population 120k) recorded 10 from 3
Johnson County, KS (population 550k) recorded 13 from 10

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Old 01-04-2011, 01:01 PM
 
Location: San Francisco
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JACKSONVILLE'S 2010 HOMICIDE COUNT 99 (Final tally could rise slightly)

2009 HOMICIDE COUNT: 113
2008 HOMICIDE COUNT: 144
2007 HOMICIDE COUNT: 152
2006 HOMICIDE COUNT: 137

This is down from 179 in 1991, when the population was only 635,000. 77,000 violent crimes committed in 1992.
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Old 01-06-2011, 11:44 AM
 
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early murder numbers



Houston, TX - 267, down from 287

Dallas, TX - 148, down from 166

San Antonio, TX - 79, down from 99

Fort Worth TX - 63, up from 46

Austin TX - 37, up from 22

Arlington TX - 16, up from 12

El Paso TX - 5, down from 13
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Old 01-06-2011, 12:15 PM
 
Location: Minneapolis (St. Louis Park)
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Minneapolis had 39 homicides which is double last years total of 19 but is still the second lowest in the last 25 years.
City only. St. Paul is around 15-20, and the suburbs add another 20-25 I think. So maybe 75-85 for the metro for the year? STILL pretty low historically, but worse than last year. The biggest change I've seen is that the core cities are doing better but the suburban figures are on the rise.
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