Baltimore 2012 Homicide Stats Released

216 murders, clearance rate of 47.6 percent


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