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Why reports of a surge in retail theft may be overblown

Most Americans think there’s more crime in the U.S. than there was a year ago, according to a recent Gallup poll. That’s despite clear data showing violent crime has actually dropped sharply in 2023. So why the misperception? Economics correspondent Paul Solman takes a deep dive into one type of crime that may be getting outsized attention.

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