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Boston, Massachusetts, Strategies for Policing Innovation II - Improving Homicide Clearance Rates: The Value of Analysis to Guide Investments in Investigative Policies and Practices, BJA-Sponsored, July 2017. With the support of BJA using Strategies for Policing Innovation1 (SPI) funds, the Boston Police Department engaged in a problem-oriented policing enterprise to understand the underlying nature of its homicide clearance problem, develop appropriate responses to enhance its investigations of homicide victimizations, and evaluate the impact of the implemented intervention.

Date Created: December 13, 2019