“Imagine living in a place where homicides have been reduced by more than half in the past two decades, where robberies are less common than they’ve been in nearly half a century, where car theft is at levels not seen since “The Dick Van Dyke Show” was still in production.”

Chicago ranks 19th on violent crime per capita.

http://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/2014/07/20/the_truth_about_violence_in_chicago_123380.html