Homicide Rate Rises in Columbus
Columbus has experienced a spike in the homicides in 2017, with 48 deaths so far this year. Last year, the city was ranked with the seventh-highest homicide rate in the country. Though violent crime rates are down in general, many cities across the country have seen a rise in homicides. Join us today as we discuss the rising homicide rate in Columbus, the potential causes, and how authorities are responding.
- Chief Kim Jacobs, Columbus Division of Police
- Randolph Roth, professor of History and Sociology at Ohio State University, co-founder and co-director of the Historical Violence Database