Wednesday, December 30, 2020

Do lockdowns increase crime?

NYC records most murders since 2011 as killings surge 41% this year compared to 2019 and police commissioner says: 'I can´t imagine a darker period'

  • New York City recorded 447 killings as of Tuesday, the highest since 2011
  • The number of killings represents a 41 per cent increase over those seen in 2019 
  • The people shot more than doubled the 2019's total and nears a 14-year high
  • The 2020 murders marked the third consecutive year of rising homicides 
  • Police Commissioner Dermot Shea said: 'I can´t imagine a darker period'


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