The city of Chicago has seen a decrease in gun violence for the past 13 months.
According to new statistics released by Chicago police, there has been a 22 percent reduction in murders and a 25 percent reduction in shootings in the first quarter of 2018 compared to the same period in 2017.
The Chicago Police Department’s Superintendent said first-quarter progress is a direct result of the police force and its officers, the Hill reports.
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The department also said year-to-date robberies across Chicago dropped 14 percent while crime fell 15 percent.
The Hill reports President Trump has often said that Chicago's crime is out of control and needs help.