Violent Crime Up In Many CitiesPlay
Violent crime is on the rise in many major cities across the U.S., and police don’t know why.
There were eight murders this week in Baltimore, six in both Los Angeles in Chicago, and Washington, D.C. is now on pace to record its most murders in nearly a decade. Ninety people have been killed in the nation’s capitol this year. As police look for ways to stem the violence, family members of victims also want answers.
From the Here & Now Contributors Network, Patrick Madden of WAMU has the story.
- Patrick Madden, District reporter for WAMU. He tweets @Patrick_Madden.
This segment aired on August 14, 2015.