America′s Real Criminal Element: Lead Mother Jones
Friday, January 4, 2013
In city after city, violent crime peaked in the early ′90s and then began a steady and spectacular decline. Washington, DC, didn′t have either Giuliani or Bratton, but its violent crime rate has dropped 58 percent since its peak. Dallas′ has fallen 70 percent. Newark: 74 percent. Los Angeles: 78 percent.