Homicides In Houston Are Up 35% From Last Year

The total number of homicides right now is higher in Houston than in Los Angeles, a city with nearly twice the population. It’s also higher than New York City, a city of more than eight million people.

The mayor ridiculously tells KPRC-TV says it’s not any one person’s responsibility. It’s a community responsibility. It’s not even the responsibility of just law enforcement, it’s all of us playing a part.”

The Czar points out that Mayor Turner's response to the spike in murders is "if we see something, say something".