Homicide Review: January 2018

There were 31 days in January of 2018, and 24 reported homicides. That translates to 0.77 homicides per day, slightly below the 0.89 per day that has been seen in the last 365 days. The month began with two homicides on New Year's Day: Andrew Galloway (age 16) and Brian Taylor (age 30). Homicides continued… Continue reading Homicide Review: January 2018

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The Shortsightedness About Homicides in Baltimore

Two years ago, the authorities in Baltimore were very happy with the short-term trend they had seen in January with regards to homicides: "Still, the decline in deaths is welcome and gives the city a strong start in its efforts to reverse the trend that left 344 dead in 2015. That was the second-highest homicide… Continue reading The Shortsightedness About Homicides in Baltimore