Skip to comments.2017: Chicago Homicides Outnumber U.S. Military Casualties 18 to 1
Posted on 01/02/2018 9:24:06 PM PST by Olog-hai
There were 664 homicides in Chicago in 2017 and, for comparison, 37 casualties in the U.S. military in its myriad operations around the globe. Thats according to data from the Chicago Tribune and from the Department of Defenses press office.
The Chicago deaths are for the period Jan. 1, 2017 through Dec. 31, 2017; the military deaths are from Jan. 1, 2017 through Dec. 22, 2017, which is the latest update on casualties by the DoD posted so far. (There may have been a few more military casualties in December.)
From the data available, it shows that Chicago suffered 17.9 times more homicides than the U.S. military worldwide combat and non-combat related deaths last year.
For Chicago, 664 homicides murders by shooting or other means (not including suicides) averages to 1.8 homicides every day of the year.
For the U.S. military, some of the deaths were combat related and some were non-combat related.
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Provide useful education in high school including good defensive firearms training
Well, then, why aren’t we running out of gangbangers?
Singing “And the band played on” with an updated song “And the mayor danced on”.
“All hail Mr. Twinkletoes, Chicago’s finest”.
As Motel 6 might say to tourists in Chicago, “We’ll turn your lights out for you”.
In Chicago, when someone says “Duck”, they don’t mean the bird.
I’m surprised it’s not more.
It’s so terribly sad that even our most eminent criminologists appear unable to find a common thread for all this mayhem. Guess it’ll just have to continue forever. Dang.
I think the numbers would be many times higher were it not for strides in emergency medicine,,,,,,,, any poor marksmanship.
For every roach that gets squished.....
Chain production due to welfare paying the bay factories more for each budding gangbanger....
I am sure if we throw another few billion dollars at the problem it will be solved...or maybe not...
It is what they do.
On the other hand, guns dont kill. They are an inanimate tools whose purpose and results are the sole responsibility of the user.
Guns in the hands of liberals, despite the liberals demonstrated poor marksmanship, results in a lot of illegal and immoral homicides.
Where does Code Pink stand on this? They were so concerned about casualties...
So, you are at least ten times safer defending our Country, than living in Chicago!
300+ in Baltimore, Memphis, no hard numbers just % increase over the 228 last year. The murder rate, however, decreased by 12.2 percent in Memphis following last years record 228 homicides. If the calculator is right 50 more.
Common thread BIG CITIES THAT ARE DEM CONTROLLED. HIGH POVERTY, BAD SCHOOLS.
punk ass negro gang members killing punk ass negro gang members.
No body really gives a damn.
What is really amazing about the numbers mentioned is the extraordinarily low number of U.S. casualties. Just operating the hardware can kill military folk due to accidents, training shortfalls, and other extraneous causes. Dying in a car wreck in a combat zone is considered a combat death. I have to wonder if the number given filters that kind of stuff out.
Chicago is a mob town, and the mob is very involved in trafficking and black market organs.
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