St. Louis Murders Plummet, So Does Population

Until 2003, 1962 was the last time that St. Louis registered fewer than 100 murders in a calendar year. As of Wednesday evening, reports the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, there had been 69 killings in the city, matching 1962. “The way homicides have dropped…in recent years is nothing short of incredible,” said criminologist Scott Decker of
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