Homicide Clearance Rates Continue Their Decline

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By one important measure, there’s less justice in Kansas City than there used to be. The number of cases “cleared” by police is on the decline. Clearing a case typically means making an arrest. Law enforcement agencies have different standards for determining whether a case is cleared, but a clearance rate is generally regarded as the best barometer of whether police are solving murders, Want to read more? Please subscribe to The Crime Report!