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 Posted: Tue Jul 16th, 2019 02:04 pm
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kargol wrote: srossi wrote: But more homicides go unsolved than solved, so probably not.

Not here.  Depending on the year the number of solved homicides (those ending in conviction) is at minimum 67% and goes up to 93%.

I looked it up because I was curious and in the U.S. all violent crime has a 45% arrest rate, with murder being slightly higher at around 60%.  This is not a CONVICTION rate, however, which is much lower and can indicate that the person arrested was often not actually the person who did it, or at least they can't prove it.

Last edited on Tue Jul 16th, 2019 02:08 pm by srossi



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