CPD Supt. McCarthy on city crime rate down in 2013

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It appears, Chicago’s new crime-fighting tactics are working.

2013 brought the city’s fewest murders since 1965, and its lowest overall crime rate since 1972.

Compared to 2012:

  • Murders were down 18-percent
  • Rapes down 6-percent
  • Robbieries down 12-percent
  • Assaults down 16-percent
  • Burglaries down 22-percent

Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy and Chicago Department of Family Support Services Commissioner Evelyn Diaz join WGN Morning News for an interview covering Chicago’s crime stats in 2013.

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