First place continues to elude Charm City. From KT at Haut Hair, The city with the highest per capita murder rate may not be the one you think:
New Orleans almost certainly had the nation's highest murder rate per 100k of any big city in the first half of the year. The below table includes cities 200k+ with available data through late June. pic.twitter.com/ZC268J0o2p— Jeff Asher (@Crimealytics) July 1, 2022
I know you can do better with just a little more effort, Baltimore!