2015 Homicides In Review

Aside from being a record year, 2015 had no weeks without a homicide. There was even a stretch of 13 days with at least one homicide each day. Morning was the calmest time of day for homicides. Most of the victims were in the 25-35 age group. And 87% of victims were killed by firearm.

2015 Homicides and Police Cameras

You would think that there would be little to no homicides occurring within a certain distance from a police camera. You would be wrong. Cameras are specifically put in dangerous places, so dangerous things are going to happen whether the camera is there or not.

The End of A Record-Breaking Year in Homicides for Baltimore

With a homicide rate well above that seen during the crack-cocaine epidemic — and the ensuing drug war — 2015 is going down in the record books for the number of homicides in Baltimore. With well over 50 homicides per 100,000 residents this year, Baltimore is now among the 20 most violent cities in the world, and will likely reign as the most violent city in the United States, ahead of Detroit, St. Louis, and New Orleans.