Mandel School’s Mark Singer talks about Cleveland’s increase in homicides in 2015

Experts struggle to explain rise in Cleveland gun violence
The Associated Press: National homicide rates have been on the decline since the mid-1990s, according to a recent study. However, Cleveland has had an unexpected 40 percent increase in gun-related homicides this year compared to last. “When things are low, there’s nowhere to go but up,” Mark Singer, the Leonard W. Mayo Professor in Family and Child Welfare, said. “Having upticks may just be statistical.”