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Portland Increase in Murder Rate

The following is an ongoing look at the increase in murders in Portland following the protest, riots and demands to defund the police in 2020. % change for the year 2020 compared  to 2019 -  57.1%  % change for the last seven month 2020 compared to 2019 -  163.1% (since the start of riots and defund movement) % change for June 2020 to January 2021 compared to June 2019 to January 2020 - 205.2% % change for June 2020 to February 2021 compared to June 2019 to February 2020 - 335% % change for June 2020 to March 2021 compared to June 2019 to March 2020 - 340.9% % change for June 2020 to April 2021 compared to June 2019 to April 2020 - 350%   % change for June 2020 to May 2021 compared to June 2019 to May 2020- 354.1% 2019 January - 2 February - 3 March - 1 April - 6 May - 4 June - 3 July - 3 August - 5 September - 2 October - 3 November - 1 December - 2 Total for year - 35 Total last seven month - 19 2020 January - 1 February - 0 March - 2 April - 0 May - 2 June - 5 July - 15 August - 7