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Baltimore 2012 Homicide Stats Released

Each year, the Baltimore Police homicide section compiles statistics on city killings. Here's how some of the data break down:

Murders: 216
Clearance rate (cases closed by arrest or administratively): 47.6 percent
Victims injured in prior years who died this year:  7
Cases from prior years closed this year (which counts toward this year's clearance rate, per FBI guidelines):  28 

Source: Baltimore Sun. Read full article. (link)

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