|Source: Excerpted from https://priceonomics.com|
July 11, 2018 – There's a company called Priceonomics that works with organizations that collect data to analyze the information.
Their latest release is a table showing the rate of fatal shootings relative to the population of major cities in the United States, during the years 2000 and 2018.*
New York City has the lowest rate, 0.2 deaths per 100,000 population. St Louis has the highest rate, 36.3 deaths per 100,000 population.
The St Louis rate is 181 times bigger.
A big hand for the NYPD, and for former Police Commissioner Bill Bratton, who managed the changes in the Department that led to the low NYC death rate, along with the gun control laws.
And congratulations to the various groups along the way that have helped in the effort to improve gun safety, such as