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October 7th, 2009
04:45 PM ET

Interactive: Tracking Chicago's crime

Editor's Note: Anderson is reporting on the violence among youth in Chicago. He speaks to Education Secretary Arne Duncan and other public officials about what is being done to curb the violence. Tonight AC360° at 10 p.m. ET.

Chicago Police Department

Check out this interactive to explore reported crime in the city of Chicago. You can search by neighborhood, block, time period and offense. You can also filter the data to create customized reports of crime according to various criteria.


Filed under: Chicago Killings
soundoff (8 Responses)
  1. Obama Fan

    Let's keep removing God from our school rooms, courts, country sides, etc. and nobody knows why things are getting worse. The smarter we get, the stupider we are becoming!

    October 7, 2009 at 7:04 pm |
  2. alex lyrics

    We need better education, community involvement, more police and the national guard to hit the streets daily and nightly.

    We need to do this for one year str8 until we get results and our streets cleaned up.

    October 7, 2009 at 3:18 pm |
  3. donna wade

    These thugs, and they ARE thugs, strut around the schools, streets, intimidating, threatening and terrorizing the "good kids" and naturally, they keep quiet. The thugs have no clue the lives they are destined to lead, will go nowhere while the "good kids" have dreams, a future, goals, thanks to their parents instilling better lives ahead. I'm not smart enough to know the answers to violence, but it's not just Chicago, it's everywhere there's poverty, drugs and poor parenting.

    October 7, 2009 at 2:59 pm |
  4. Mari

    God forbid that guns are harder to buy! GUNS are easy to buy in ALL our cities, so WHY are we surprised by the VIOLENCE?

    October 7, 2009 at 2:01 pm |
  5. robert mcpherson

    how about putting same race,cops in bad areas,on the sidewalks pounding the beat?

    October 7, 2009 at 1:20 pm |
  6. Debbie Duke

    How many of these gang members were born to stable two parent families, where both at least graduated from high school and didn’t give birth in their teens? How many have parents actively involved in their lives – communicating with teachers, demanding excellence, making them a priory? Government programs are no substitute for mom and dad. They have to step up to the plate and assume responsibility for their children.

    October 7, 2009 at 1:19 pm |
  7. Bob

    Iam from Indiana ,and have been watching the stories on the violence in chicago, and else where in are country ,and my thought is that instead of deploying 40,000 of our troops to other countries to protect there streets lets start at home, and deploy our troops to our streets to help make them safe for our children ,so they can make it safely to school ,and to be able to play outside lets show those gang members that they dont own the streets, and make it safe for All americans to be able to walk down any street with out fear of gang members shooting us because they think we should not be on there street we should start at home let show a strong military presence on our streets and take the gang memebers and drug dealers out of our society and make it safe again... thank you

    October 7, 2009 at 1:08 pm |
  8. nick C

    Chicago should not get more help now just because the President favors them.

    Why is Chicago being the only one that is being looked at now that Obama is from there. There are child violence through out the US that need to be addressed and if money is going to Chicago then more money needs to be going to every city to help better the children’s lives in involvement.

    October 7, 2009 at 1:00 pm |