A 2015 Pew Research study of Philadelphia said not only did homicide rates in Philly slightly increase, but Frankford had the highest crime rate out of any other neighborhood in Philly. After speaking to a police officer and a local business owner, Frankford does not sound like such a dangerous place.
A recent string of robberies, specifically of homes above Chinese restaurants, have been occurring in Philadelphia’s Chinatown neighborhood. According to police, two suspects were arrested in August this year, but there are still others carrying out similar crimes who have not been caught yet. According to the Philadelphia Police Department’s Crime Mapper feature, in... Continue Reading →