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Chicago homicides fall 16% in 2017
January 2, 2018 | 3:42 PM
by Times TV
 
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The city whose crime stats made it a target for President Donald Trump showed some improvement in 2017.

Police reported 650 murders, down from 771 in 2016.

Shooting incidents fell 22% and the number of shooting victims dropped 21%.

The city hired more than 1,100 new police officers in 2017.


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