Newsviews: Chicago Crime

We talk the numbers and the city?s effort to bring them down with Mayor Rahm Emanuel, police Supt. Garry McCarthy and Cmsr. Evelyn Diaz from Family and Support Services.
December 15, 2013 8:53:43 AM PST
Crime, it's causes, and how to fight it have been questions of much debate in Chicago. High-profile cases of violence have put the city's crime in the national spotlight.

But what story do the numbers tell?

A new study by a Yale University professor finds that Chicago appears to be on track to have the lowest violent crime rate since 1972 and the lowest homicide rate since 1967.

We talk about the numbers and the city's effort to bring them down with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, police Supt. Garry McCarthy and Cmsr. Evelyn Diaz from Family and Support Services.


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