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Thread: Baltimore homicides down!

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    Columbia, in the Peoples Republic of Murderland

    Baltimore homicides down!

    After starting off the year with a flurry of homicides--racking up 12 in the first 10 days of 2011, the homicides seem to have tapered off a bit. As of today, there have been 15 homicides in Baltimore. so instead of 1+ homicides per day (the rate during the first week of the year) Baltiore is down to almost 1 homicide every 2 days now, statistically...

    Way to go, Baltimore!

    At this rate, you should only have about 120 homicides in 2011. Now THAT is something to be proud of...
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    When they count homicides is it the number of murders or the broader defiition of the killing of one human being by another even if it wasn't officially labeled as a crime? For instance, are those two deaths from that night club shooting where an officer and a patron were both gunned down by the Baltimore PD counted in the homicide count?

    Just curious if you know.

    I used to live in Montgomery County Maryland as a child and have worked there two seperate periods after college. I also have family and friends in the state and visit one or two times a year.

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