Chart Of The Day: Killers Getting Away With Murder In America?

Homicide clearance rates have decreased to their lowest level, from 71% in 1980 to around 50% in 2020, according to analyses of FBI data by the Marshall Project and Murder Accountability Project. In criminal justice, the clearance rate is calculated by dividing the number of crimes that are “cleared” (a charge being laid) by the … Read more

Chart Of The Day: Is Arizona A Narco-State?

Narco boss José Guadalupe “Lupe” Tapia Quintero was recently arrested in Mexico. The US Treasury Department says Ismael “El Mayo” Zambada’s lieutenant is “responsible for coordinating the purchase and transportation of cocaine and methamphetamine from Sinaloa to Arizona and California.” The US Treasury Department described “El Lupe” as a “senior lieutenant” of the Sinaloa Cartel for “his … Read more