“We are different psychologies – different brain programs. We would give everyone guns, and let the good guys kill the bad guys. The rabbits want everyone to survive, even the criminal savages who are trying to kill everyone. We are comfortable with some level of Darwinian selection, they cannot tolerate it. Those are evolutionarily imbued urges and perceptions. There is no reasoning with liberals. They are, for all practical purposes, a different species.”
– Anonymous Conservative 08/23/2016
An analysis of 50 cities by The Economist.
The clearance rate is falling, especially for black men. Naturally law enforcement and the courts are now expected to remedy this murder epidemic in the black community without placing any restraints on the behavior of individual blacks (the Ferguson effect). This IS the way the black community in the aggregate wants it, as incomprehensible a situation as that is for whites. Don’t hurt anyone’s feelings in increasingly thin-skinned minority communities regardless of how many people are being killed. “Don’t make the black kids angry”. We’ll all just wring our hands, show concern, and hold candle light vigils to drive out the evil spirits that are making the "knuckleheads” commit murder. Anyway, it is safe to say that public safety does not occupy a high priority with the Leftist administrations that run America’s major cities. Leftist social engineering projects will continue to get the lion’s share of money and attention from local government in those jurisdictions.
“This is where variation in law enforcement comes in. Gang murders involving guns are particularly hard to solve. After 20 years of stability, the murder-clearance rate—where a murder is solved because an arrest is made—fell suddenly in 2013 from 60% to 55% in 2015. There are stark differences by race. In 1980, 56% of murder victims in our dataset were black. In 2015, 68% were. In the early 1980s, police solved around 65% of murders regardless of the race or sex of the victim. Among black women and white men, that percentage has changed little. Among black men it fell to under 55% in 2012, and has since dropped to just 47% in 2015. People are more likely to kill if they think they will not get caught, and unsolved killings can set off a cycle of revenge.”
“Largely thanks to DNA evidence, police are increasingly capable of solving murders when the victim is attacked with hands, bats or knives. In these cases, clearance rates have increased from 70% to 78% in the past dozen years. Against this trend, when the victim is killed by a gunshot, a suspect is arrested just half the time. In the 1980s the arrest rate for gun-related murders was higher, at 65%.”
America's murder rate is rising at its fastest pace since the early 1970s