The annual list of most violent cities in the world has been released, and Baltimore is again in it. While St. Louis took the top spot for American cities, and 15th overall, Baltimore was not far behind in 19th place. The report was published by a Mexican violence "observatory," an office within a violence prevention… Continue reading Baltimore is the 19th most violent city in the world
Aside from being a record year, 2015 had no weeks without a homicide. There was even a stretch of 13 days with at least one homicide each day. Morning was the calmest time of day for homicides. Most of the victims were in the 25-35 age group. And 87% of victims were killed by firearm.
You would think that there would be little to no homicides occurring within a certain distance from a police camera. You would be wrong. Cameras are specifically put in dangerous places, so dangerous things are going to happen whether the camera is there or not.