Lockdown: Miami Records Seven Weeks Without Murder Since 1957


The city of Miami in the US, has reportedly gone seven weeks without a murder, the very first time that has happened since 1957.

According to the Miami Herald, Miami, once dubbed as America’s ‘murder capital,’ did not report a homicide from February 17 to April 12 and the Miami police say there has been a 33 percent decrease in homicides since March 17, when Miami County Mayor Carlos Gimenez issued a stay-at-home order to reduce Coronavirus spread.

But Miami Police Chief Jorge Colina has warned that these numbers are hypothetical and not an accurate representation of crime in Miami.

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According to Colina, there are unreported domestic violence and child abuse cases going on now that the city is in quarantine.


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