New Orleans Data Analyst Reports Significant Reduction in Murders for 2023, Cautions Against Attributing Decrease to Local Initiatives

NEW ORLEANS, LA – Murders in New Orleans saw a significant decrease in 2023 compared to previous years, according to data analyst Jeff Asher. The total number of killings dropped from 266 in 2022 to 193 in 2023, marking a noteworthy improvement. Asher, who analyzes crime statistics for the New Orleans City Council, noted that … Read more