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Murder rates are down in Minneapolis — but so is the rate at which police are clearing the cases

Last year, 35 people were murdered in Minneapolis; 19 were murdered in St. Paul.

How many of those cases were solved? In St. Paul: 14, or about three quarters. The figure’s not so hot for Minneapolis: only 19, or about half, were officially solved. That’s according to FBI statistics compiled by the nonprofit Murder Accountability Project.

While St. Paul has maintained relatively steady numbers over the years for the rate of solved murders, officially known homicide clearance rates, the share of murders solved in Minneapolis is down. That mirrors a national trend: in 1965, 83 percent of U.S. murders were cleared. Last year, it was 56 percent.

That the murder clearance rate is down from the 1960s — before DNA testing, cell phone tracking and the internet — might come as a surprise.

“When you watch television, every murder gets solved by beautiful people standing in front of glittering TV monitors,” said Thomas

Read more at: https://www.minnpost.com/politics-policy/2017/12/murder-rates-are-down-minneapolis-so-rate-which-police-are-clearing-cases

Missing Person Alert: Woman Last Seen In MInneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS, MN — The Minneapolis Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating Hani Jama. Jama was last seen on March 24 after she took a family members car and left a clinic, according to police. The car was recovered a week later, unoccupied, in the area of 24th Street East and 5th Avenue S in Minneapolis.

Jama has medical conditions that require medical care, police say. If you see Hani, you can call 911 or our tip line at (612) 692-TIPS (8477).

Image via Minneapolis Police Department

Read more at: https://patch.com/minnesota/southwestminneapolis/missing-person-alert-woman-last-seen-minneapolis

Missing Person Alert: Woman Last Seen In Minneapolis – Southwest …

MINNEAPOLIS, MN — The Minneapolis Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating Hani Jama. Jama was last seen on March 24 after she took a family members car and left a clinic, according to police. The car was recovered a week later, unoccupied, in the area of 24th Street East and 5th Avenue S in Minneapolis.

Jama has medical conditions that require medical care, police say. If you see Hani, you can call 911 or our tip line at (612) 692-TIPS (8477).

Image via Minneapolis Police Department

Read more at: https://patch.com/minnesota/southwestminneapolis/missing-person-alert-woman-last-seen-minneapolis

Missing Person Alert: Woman Last Seen In Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS, MN — The Minneapolis Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating Hani Jama. Jama was last seen on March 24 after she took a family members car and left a clinic, according to police. The car was recovered a week later, unoccupied, in the area of 24th Street East and 5th Avenue S in Minneapolis.

Jama has medical conditions that require medical care, police say. If you see Hani, you can call 911 or our tip line at (612) 692-TIPS (8477).

Image via Minneapolis Police Department

Read more at: https://patch.com/minnesota/southwestminneapolis/missing-person-alert-woman-last-seen-minneapolis