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Chicago Murder Clearance Rate

CPD Solved Higher Percentage Of Murders In 2013

Posted 01.24.2014 | Chicago

Story by Mark Konkol, courtesy DNAinfo Chicago: In 2013, the Chicago Police Department did a better job of catching killers. A retooled homicide...

CPD's Dismal Murder Clearance Rate Shows Signs Of Improvement

Posted 07.24.2013 | Chicago

It may be small consolation amid the summer uptick in homicides -- including six people killed over the most recent weekend -- but a new analysis show...

City's Homicide Rate So Far This Year Already Outpacing 2012's Surge

Posted 01.08.2013 | Chicago

Only eight days into 2013, Chicago is already on a grim pace to not only continue the bloody trend of an elevated homicide rate -- but to surpass it. ...

City's Murder Clearance Rate Lowest In More Than 2 Decades

Posted 01.04.2013 | Chicago

Story by Mark Konkol, courtesy of DNAinfo.com Chicago: CHICAGO — In 2012, the body count — 506 murders — marked Chicago as America’s murder...