Murders soar in Miami-Dade in 2020, a year marked by the pandemic and tensions with police

12/27/20-Miami Herald

“Isolating the one thing causing it is impossible. I’ve never seen anything like this. Guns and drug sales don’t go away. But now you have the added stress of anxiety and police not patrolling the way they have in the past. Kids are at home or on the street, they’re not necessarily in class,” Alex Piquero, CJRA Expert.