Miami is going SEVEN weeks without murder for the first time since 1957, with LA and Baltimore falling
Miami goes SEVEN weeks without murder for the first time since 1957, with other major cities, including Los Angeles and Baltimore, seeing a drop in violent crime
- In Miami, for the first time since 1960 and seven weeks since 1957, no murders were committed for six weeks.
- No murders were committed in Miami from February 17 to April 12
- Crime has also declined in other cities, including Los Angeles and Baltimore
- Chicago, on the other hand, has seen an increase in killings and shootings
Home orders have led to a massive reduction in crime in cities across the country, with Miami not experiencing murder for nearly two months.
There were no murders in the Magic City from February 17 to April 12, a period of seven weeks and six days – the first time since 1960, there has been no murder.
Records show that the city last experienced such a long vacation from murders, 63 years ago, in 1957, when the city lasted nine weeks and three days without murders.
In Miami, for the first time since 1960 and seven weeks since 1957, no murders were committed for six weeks. Beaches in South Beach are also closed
The last time Miami experienced such a crime-free period was in 1957. Pictured, Miami Beach south along Collins Avenue in 1957. Hotel Fountainbleau can be seen in the foreground
A view of Miami Beach in the 1960s: Prominent in the foreground is the imposing Hotel Seville and beyond to the Saxony and Sans Souci Hotels. In the background, the Eden Roc Hotel and the Fontainbleau are close by
In 1960 there was also a six-week, five-day period without murder.
“We can say it’s because of the high visibility of our police, attributed to the pandemic and the Stay-At-Home order,” said a Miami police spokesman. CBS News.
Miami police report a reduction in other crimes and murders, including domestic violence, but Miami police chief Jorge Colina told The New York Times he is concerned that domestic violence and incidents of child abuse may be underreported.
Miami Mayor Francis Suarez first declared a state of emergency locally on March 12 in an attempt to slow the spread of the corona virus, and the order has since been extended six times.
No murders were committed in Miami from February 17 to April 12. Residents of Miami Beach are depicted with beautiful spring weather
Shoppers seen wear protective masks while shopping at President Supermarket, where only a limited number of people can enter at a time, in Florida
Crime has also declined in many other cities across the country.
Crime has been reduced in Baltimore, Maryland after a home order was issued, with the number of common attacks decreased by 34%, the number of serious attacks decreased by 17% and the shootings by 8%.
Carjacking and theft have also declined.
The city of Los Angeles also reports a drop in crime compared to last year.
The number of violent crimes has generally decreased by 9.73%, while the number of murders has decreased by 21% CBS Los Angeles.
Other cities, including Los Angeles and Baltimore, in the photo, also saw a drop in crime
Despite a drop in violent crime, there has been an increase in calls for domestic violence, which has risen 8% year over year.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say that some regions report a spike in domestic violence, while others see a decline, as victims are literally trapped because their abusers cannot reach.
“Anyone living in a closed neighborhood, with very few options or reliefs, is a concern,” said Alex Villanueva, Sheriff of Los Angeles County.
However, crime has risen in Chicago despite the city being under a home warrant.
Robberies and shootings were last week when police responded to 19 shootings on Tuesday alone – six of which were murders.
Statistics are up 42% compared to the same period last year.
The murder rate has risen in Chicago. Theft and shootings were higher last week, with police responding to 19 shootings on Tuesday. Pictured, Chicago police on the scene of a shooting