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Homicide -- United States

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View Resource Bureau of Justice Statistics Homicide Trends in the US

This site from the Bureau of Justice Statistics provides a series of data charts that describe homicide patterns and trends in the United States since 1976. Coverage includes statistics on demographic trends by age, gender, and race; infanticide and eldercide; homicide of intimates and law enforcement officials; and trends by region, weapons, and urban population. Overview sections provide...
View Resource Homicide in Chicago: 1870-1930

As a study in contrasts, Chicago is an example of the great achievements and shortcomings of the United States, and to be sure the city has seen a great deal of violence over its one-hundred and fifty years of existence. The city has been poured over by scholars, drawing on some of its truly fascinating archives, including such sources as the Chicago Police Department Homicide Record. This...