The District of Columbia has already reached the homicide rate it saw for all of 2006, suggesting that the city is on a backslide in its efforts to combat violent crime. But how much weight should we put on such statistics in judging whether our city is safe or unsafe? Join Kojo as we put the latest crime statistics in context.


  • Richard Rosenfeld Professor, Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice, University of Missouri -- St. Louis
  • Doug Goldenberg-Hart CQ Press

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