Chicago Cops praise new technology in homicide drop; Trauma Centers get no credit

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The Chicago Metro medical system is considered premier-quality regarding treating gun shot wounds and related trauma. The US military trains its trauma physicians in Chicago trauma centers. Combining health care with homicide statistics seems to be absent in this first article about “Chicago gun violence.”  Homicides and shooting victims are two separate categories of the same problem. The second article shows how political the subject of trauma centers has become in Chicago’s minority communities. The third has stats on Chicago shooting incidents obtained by the Chicago Tribune in order to look deeper into guns and crime and medical issues.. The final link talks about shooting prevention happening on the streets by civilians.

Police looking at homicides in Chicago. 

Chicago trauma centers highlighted and described. 

Chicago gun violence costs start at $447 million according to the Chi Tribune. 

Ex-gang members program intervening in Chicago gun violence defunded.  “Its a health-care problem.”


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Dr. Michael Bowers is a long time forensic consultant in the US and international court systems.
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