Crime and Murder in 2018: A Preliminary Analysis

brennan centerThis publication from the Brennan Center for Justice analyzes available crime data from police departments in the 30 largest U.S. cities. This analysis finds that across the cities where data is available, the overall murder and crime rates are projected to decline in 2018, continuing similar decreases from the previous year. This report is based on preliminary data and is intended to provide an early snapshot of crime in 2018 in the 30 largest cities; it will be updated in later reports.