Re: CULTURE: Interesting Chicago Statistics

From: Brian D Williams (
Date: Fri Jan 05 2001 - 13:56:59 MST

From: Harvey Newstrom <>

>>Brian Williams writes:
>> 1A) DuPage county has easy access to g**s and no murder/less

>Where do these statistics come from? Does anyone have sources?

>I finally got around to looking up murder statistics for Dupage
>County. There were 10 murders in 1998 and 13 murders in 1999. I
>can't find 2000 statistics, but it certainly is not zero because
>there are plenty of murders in the news.
>( is the
>firstexample I found with a google search.)

<sigh> point of personal privilege

As I stated in my original post the numbers are from an article in
the Chicago Sun Times of that date. Second or third page in.

It doesn't matter if the number is zero, if the number was 10 it
would still be less by a factor of 60+ and the point would be
equally valid.


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