Homicide Clearance Rate

While it has the highest homicide rate out of the top-10 most-populated U.S. cities, Philadelphia’s homicide clearance rate has been decreasing for at least three years. The city’s homicide clearance rate — the rate at which its homicide cases are resolved — is lower than ever at 60.1 percent. Its clearance rate was at 69.6 percent [continue reading here]

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