New Orleans Murders See Significant Decline in 2023, Data Analyst Reports

New Orleans, Louisiana – A data analyst in New Orleans has reported a decrease in murders across the city in 2023 compared to recent years. According to Jeff Asher, a data analyst who analyzes crime statistics for the New Orleans City Council, the total number of people killed in New Orleans in 2023 was 193, down from 266 in 2022. Asher noted that crime surged following the coronavirus pandemic, making him hesitant to credit local …

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