Yes, although an earlier post pointed out that the death rate is going up, the murder rate is going down.
This is from a piece entitled: "The Year in Murder: 2013 Marks a Historic Low for Many Cities," on The Daily Beast website. America, led by New York City and Philadelphia, is reportedly on track to have its lowest murder rate in 4 decades.
Death rate going up, murder rate going down?
Yes. Because it's 5D, those who cannot maintain the higher vibration are leaving the planet, as we are coming to know it, in greater numbers, but also because it's 5D, they are not leaving through violence as often.