Are US cities seeing a surge in violent crime as Trump claims?

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President Trump sends federal agents to some US cities to tackle crime, but is there really a spike?
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A Nasty Pandemic Side Effect: Murder
A new Wall Street Journal analysis reveals 36 of the United States' 50 largest cities have seen murder rates increase by double-digit percentages this year. A new Wall Street Journal analysis shows Austin leads the way. The Texas city and Chicago, Illinois, are the only two to record spikes of greater than 50%. One significant contributing factor cited is that police departments have been 'destabilized' by the twin crises of the pandemic and the George Floyd protests.

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