2020 Sees Historic Rise in Murder Rates

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By NTD Newsroom
February 9, 2021NTD Evening News

According to a report by the National Commission on COVID-19 and Criminal Justice, 2020 saw a whopping 30 percent higher murder rate than 2019 and an increase in non-fatal serious assaults. But strange enough, there was a decrease in home burglaries and larceny.

NTD spoke to Criminology Professor Richard Rosenfeld to get an insight into this issue.

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