Quote from tntrn
Are most of the cities mostly Democratic? And I am really surprised Chicago is not on the list. Detroit apparently has been so poorly run for years that it is being taken over by the State now.
Interesting question. I do believe that illegal behaviors by those in charge breed the potential for more crime as people see leaders who are without ethical behaviors being rewarded, or at the very least treated differently than the majority of the population of that area. It looks like Chicago does not report rape and violent crime in this publication. That is due to a difference in reporting of forcible rape so the stats can't be compiled.
We need definitions first.
Looking at specific kinds of violence is more easily tracked. FBI â€” Uniform Crime Reporting
The mid-west suffered a huge jump in stats. We are only looking at numbers and the is no cause and effect or even a correlation offered.
I was looking at one specific type of hate crime and found it to be very upsetting.