Why We Need the Police
Minneapolis has experienced a sharp increase in violent crime, particularly homicides, since 2019.

The data below was taken directly from the Minneapolis Police Department Crime Dashboard. The data compares the period 01/01 to 09/20 in 2019 and 2021.

2021 Crime Stats
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Homicides
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Increase in Homicides
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Violent Crimes
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Increase in Robbery
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Increase in Auto Theft
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Increase in Arson

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Gunfire Activity in 2021
Political Denial of Violence
“We are seeing these headlines about percentage increases. […] I also want to make sure that this hysteria, you know, that this doesn’t drive a hysteria and that we look at these numbers in context so that we can make responsible decisions about what to allocate in that context.”

Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

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