- There were 52 homicides per 100,000 residents in New Orleans as of Sept. 11, according to data from the Metropolitan Crime Commission, an organization that tracks crime.
- Homicides in New Orleans are up 141%, compared to 2019 and up 78% compared to 2021, according to the data.
- St. Louis Police Department data shows nearly 45 homicides per 100,000 residents in that city, as of Sept. 17.
By comparison, there have been roughly 18 homicides in Chicago and 3.5 in New York City per 100,000 residents over roughly the same periods.
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