Highest murder rate in America, 2012, with extraordinary rates of other violent crime.
Really. The lead isn’t the biggest issue in the city. The *real* question is how to reduce the rate of violent crime drastically, without any regard to nicety. If people with options think they will get robbed or mugged for walking down the street, they won’t stay in the town. Without that solved, what happens again in 15 years?
Harsh gun and ammunition control? Greater police force?