The Minneapolis murder rate was on the decline in recent years — down from a 10-year peak of 60 murders in 2006 to just 19 in 2009. This year there has been a disconcerting jump. The body count has already passed that of 2009 by May and stood at 37 by the end of October. See also:
- Analysis: Minneapolis murders on the rise: Tracking the data, by Jeff Severns Guntzel
- What data would you like to see? What patterns do you notice? The map below was made using Google Fusion Tables. You can create your own visualizations. Post your findings in the comments.