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Violent Crimes up in 20th District

According to an article published yesterday by Northwestern’s Medill, violent crimes have increased in the 18th, 20th, and 23rd Police Districts despite recent claims from Police Superintendent Jody Weis that crime is down for the 22nd consecutive month. In the 20th district, which is composed of the Edgewater and Lincoln Square neighborhoods, violent crimes increased 2.8% during the months of January to September when compared to the same period last year. In addition, sexual assualts rose 60%. Check out the article for yourself here: Violent crimes on rise in North Side neighborhoods despite cops’ claims

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