This isn't true. They're pretty much steady or lower nationwide. If you watch the news they'll brainwash you to believe you something different.
Just like how Chicago became a Republican talking point. They exploited them by publicizing everything that occurred. We used to get Monday updates about what occurred over the weekend. But if you look at the murder rate over the past 40 years, the past 5 years has been the safest.
In New York, the past four years has been the safest.