Who knew that we lived in such a violent city.
“Boston, with a population of around 570,000, still has a relatively low rate of violent crime compared to other large U.S. cities. But a trend that saw the number of homicides drop from 152 in 1990 to just 31 in 1999 appears to have reversed. Sixty or more killings have now been recorded in four of the past five years.
Investigators have arrested or identified suspects in 20 of the 66 cases — a rate of just 30 percent, a 10-year low.”
The population count always bothers me, occasionally you hear that Boston has 1 million + inhabitants, and other times this