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RVA features positively with a high arrest rate in WP’s “Where Murders go Unsolved”

06/07/2018 6:00 AM by

A Washington Post look at nationwide arrest rates for homicide shows Richmond among the cities with mostly high arrest rate areas:

“The Washington Post has identified the places in dozens of American cities where murder is common but arrests are rare. These pockets of impunity were identified by obtaining and analyzing up to a decade of homicide arrest data from 50 of the nation’s largest cities. The analysis of 52,000 criminal homicides goes beyond what is known nationally about the unsolved cases, revealing block by block where police fail to catch killers.”

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Correction: The Washington Post actually lists Richmond as a high arrest area. The original title of this repost was misleading. RVA is actually among a dozen cities with high arrest areas- which is great. We will do better with our titles in the future.


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