Why does Chicago have such a high crime rate vs LA or NYC? Check out the links above.
Population: Los Angeles 3.9 million; New York City: 8.4 million; Chicago 2.7 million
Violent Crime Indices from FBI data: LA: 29.1; NYC 28.2; Chicago 49.9
“Violent crime is composed of four offenses: murder and nonnegligent manslaughter, forcible rape, robbery, and aggravated assault.”