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Baltimore Police have arrested 19 murder suspects since March 15

Homicide cumulative clearance rate is at 60%
Posted at 5:15 PM, Apr 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-29 17:16:23-04

BALTIMORE — The Baltimore Police Department's homicide cumulative clearance rate is currently at 60 percent.

Commissioner Michael Harrison gave an update Wednesday on the department's progress since the start of the state of emergency.

Since March 15, officers have seized 165 illegal firearms, made 124-gun arrests including drug activity, robberies and other violent acts.

Detectives have also arrested 19 murder suspects and 10 non-fatal shooting suspects.

“While we continue to make great strides in reducing crime this success is not ours alone we want to thank our communities for continuously to step up and come forward with much needed information to help us close these cases.”

Since March 15, detectives have arrested 84 robbery suspects and have been able to close 88 robbery cases.