Getting away with murder

Surprising statistics from the Houston Chronicle….

The city of Galveston, for example, had just 32 murders between 2004 and 2009, but solved only 17.

San Antonio’s Bexar County Sheriff’s Office cleared just 39 percent of its homicides, Waco 56 percent and Odessa 52 percent, based on numbers the police agencies provided to the FBI.


August 23, 2010 - Posted by | Uncategorized

1 Comment »

  1. As the economy contracts and tax revenues shrink so will law enforcement resources. My city is cutting way back and there will have to be a lot more to come.

    We already have a large contingent of retired elders who volunteer as unpaid auxillary police. Before we’re through, the old folks may be doing most of the police work.

    Comment by reddog | August 24, 2010 | Reply

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