President Biden Urges Major Cities To Take Action As Violent Crimes Continue To Rise

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Published on May 18, 2022 - Duration: 01:31s

President Biden Urges Major Cities To Take Action As Violent Crimes Continue To Rise

President Biden Urges , Major Cities to Take Action , as Violent Crimes Continue to Rise.

President Biden Urges , Major Cities to Take Action , as Violent Crimes Continue to Rise.

Fox News reports that violent crimes have risen in major cities across the United States in 2022.

The increase follows a spike in murders that began in 2020 and carried over into 2021.

FBI data shows that murders increased by almost 30% in 2020.

In January, the Council on Criminal Justice released data showing another 5% increase in murders in 2021.

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Crime data from major cities including Chicago, Los Angeles and New York City found that violent crime was up between 5% and 40% compared to the same time in 2021.

Crime data from major cities including Chicago, Los Angeles and New York City found that violent crime was up between 5% and 40% compared to the same time in 2021.

Violent crimes include rape, sexual assault, robbery, assault and murder.

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Violent crimes in New York City shot up an alarming 40.6% compared to 2021.

Chicago has recorded 17,597 violent crimes since the beginning of 2022, a 35% increase from the same time in 2021.

On May 13, President Joe Biden called on local leaders to utilize funds from the American Rescue Plan to bolster police departments.

On May 13, President Joe Biden called on local leaders to utilize funds from the American Rescue Plan to bolster police departments.

Use these funds we made available to you to prioritize public safety.

Do it quickly, before the summer, when crime rates typically surge, Joe Biden, President of the United States, via Fox News.

Taking action today is going to save lives tomorrow.

So, use the money.

Hire the police officers.

Build up your emergency response systems. Invest in proven solutions, Joe Biden, President of the United States, via Fox


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