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.