Chicago Robbery and Other Theft Crimes Hit 20-year Low
In Chicago, sometimes it can feel as if violence is something you never stop hearing about. However, what crime statistics show paints a very different story.
The crime trends of 2020 in Chicago were a bit surprising. While shootings at police officers increased, other crimes such as robbery were the lowest they’ve been in years.
This is thought to be an effect of the shutdown of much of the city due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Still, overall crime dropped a [...]