Title

Research in Brief: Homicide Solvability

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

8-2012

Publication Title

The Police Chief

Abstract

This brief provides an overview of recent research findings pertaining to clearance rates for homicide. This is traditionally defined by a calculation of the annual number of homicides solved in a locality divided by the number of homicides recorded that year. The national rate has been reported to be 62 percent to 65 percent over the past 10 years.

Volume

79

Issue

8