How Las Vegas Police Struggle With Homicide Increase

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Detectives in Las Vegas pride themselves on a good track record for solving homicides, clearing nearly eight in every 10 cases while many other large police departments struggle to solve half of their murders. Like other big cities, Las Vegas is in the midst of a dramatic rise in homicides. That is testing whether the 19 homicide detectives at the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department can keep solving those crimes as new cases come up, the New York Times

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