What could be more useless than raw homicide numbers from over a year ago?
Murder is not nearly as prevalent as you might think.
It's not just the recession. Rates of gun ownership also appear to be a major factor.
The People's Community Medics can turn anyone into a first responder.
New Orleans is like Honduras, Detroit is similar to El Salvador.
What we learn when we zoom in on the data.
Probably not, but as a recent case in Chicago shows, it might not be too helpful either.
The nature of gang-related homicides varies widely depending on where you live.