Chicago Crime Rate Drops as Concealed Carry Applications Surge

"Since Illinois started granting concealed carry permits this year, the number of robberies that have led to arrests in Chicago has declined 20 percent from last year, according to police department statistics. Reports of burglary and motor vehicle theft are down 20 percent and 26 percent, respectively. In the first quarter, the city’s homicide rate was at a 56-year low."

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Article posted by the Washington Times on Sunday, August 24. 

Posted on August 25, 2014 .