Murders Down, Robberies Up

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Murders are declining, but other crimes are still disrupting American life.

the slow return of normalcy has probably helped reduce violent crime.

  • mormalcy: 常态

Floyd’s murder probably also contributed to what scholars call “legal cynicism”


  • cynicism: 玩世不恭

Crime is complicated and multifaceted. A lot of the public discussion and reporting around crime focuses on what the police and the criminal justice system can do. But while law enforcement can play an important role in reducing crime, there are also often deeper problems that the police can’t address — like Covid, social discord and inflation.

  • social discord: 社会不和谐
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