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  • Violent crime is on the rise, but there’s still no “American carnage”

    Vice - 09/25/2017

    “Two years are not a reliable trend,” said James Alan Fox, a professor of criminology at Northeastern University. “In the backdrop, homicide rates in this country are at a half-century low.” For an increase to be considered a “trend” rather than an aberration, according to Fox, it would have to be observed over a period of three or more years.

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