Crime is down, but ignorant americans think crime is up.

This is yet another case of right wing bullshit narratives being accepted over fact. This is the work of dedicate liars and propagandists, like fox.

Homicides dropped by over 10% in America’s biggest cities in 2023

Crime in almost every category went down across U.S. in 2023, FBI reports

Homicides See Historic Decline In 2023 Despite Perceptions That Crime Is On The Rise

Crime on the Decline

‘It is historic’: U.S. sees dramatic drop in homicides, violent crime in 2023

Crime in 2023: Murder Plummeted, Violent and Property Crime Likely Fell Nationally

After Rise in Murders During the Pandemic, a Sharp Decline in 2023

Most people think the U.S. crime rate is rising. They’re wrong.
Almost 80 percent of Americans, and 92 percent of Republicans, think crime has gone up. It actually fell in 2023. An expert blames a familiar culprit for the mistaken impression