Originally Posted by Onward Allusion
Just glancing at the numbers it looks like top-tier cities are lowering crime rates but smaller cities are increasing.
On the whole. violent crime is down from high levels and is not increasing. "This" locality or "that" locality not withstanding.
I am addressing the assertion that "The situation in urban America is becoming grim. It's becoming more and more like a combat environment.", which is absolute rubbish. Nonsense.
Still happily answering to the call-sign Peetza.
The problem, as you so eloquently put it, is choice.
He is no fool who gives what he can not keep to gain what he can not lose.
-Jim Eliott, paraphrasing Philip Henry.