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Portland Increase in Murder Rate

The following is a 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 of 2020 compared to last seven months of 2019 - 163.1% (since the start of riots and defund movement)

% change for June 2020 to May 2021 compared to June 2019 to May 2020- 262.5%


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
September - 7
October - 8
November - 3
December - 5
Total for year- 55
Total last seven month - 50

2021
January - 8
February - 9
March - 8
April - 2
May - 10 

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