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  • Killings in District reach decade high as leaders struggle to reduce gun violence

    The Washington Post - 01/06/2020

    Criminology professor James Alan Fox, who has studied violence around the country for several decades, said the District is largely following the same patterns as many other cities.

    Fox, of Northeastern University, said that the District in past years has seen “some ups and downs” in its homicide numbers but that if “you look at the long-term trend, the volatility is nothing like what you saw before.”

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