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Detroit homicide toll soars
to 41 including justifiable
killings -- worst year since 2008

Detroit Free Press, by Gina Damron

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Posted By:Ribicon, 1/3/2013 4:54:08 PM

Detroit officials this morning said the city had 411 homicides in 2012, including those termed justifiable homicides. The city reported 386 criminal homicides, compared to 344 in 2011. Including justifiable homicides, there were 377 homicides in 2011, the city reported. Detroit Police Inspector Dwane Blackmon, head of homicide, said criminal homicide is defined as the willful taking of another person’s life. He said justifiable homicides are murders “not done in a criminal manner” and can include an officer taking someone’s life in the course of his or her job. (Snip) Last year was one of the bloodiest in

Not much concern over all those lost Democrat voters. Guess they figure the replacement rate is sufficient to more than fill the gap.


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Reply 1 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 1/3/2013 4:57:31 PM     (No. 9097026)

@OP: They may be dead but they can still vote....

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Reply 2 - Posted by: neanderthal, 1/3/2013 4:59:06 PM     (No. 9097030)

I´m trying to figure out the difference between historical African inter-tribal warfare and today´s inter-gang warfare. Seems to me they share a remarkable number of characteristics.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: JHHolliday, 1/3/2013 5:39:12 PM     (No. 9097104)

“Gun play is a national problem,” Interim Chief Chester Logan said....

Yes....it is indeed and one certain demographic seems lead the way country-wide.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: TunnelRat, 1/3/2013 5:58:23 PM     (No. 9097122)

I think they ought to subtract the justifiable homicides...

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Reply 5 - Posted by: NorthernDog, 1/3/2013 5:58:47 PM     (No. 9097124)

Why does the headline say ´41´? Must be the daily tally, not annual.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: STLstudent, 1/3/2013 6:43:51 PM     (No. 9097185)

How ya like Multiculturalism? Diversity is a B, isn´t it?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: pedro4, 1/3/2013 7:09:22 PM     (No. 9097223)

This is far worse than Chicago in percentage terms. The new tradition in Detroit is to put anyone who dies out by the curb so nobody has to pay for a funeral. Over 600 cases last year like this.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: jimK1, 1/3/2013 8:08:38 PM     (No. 9097303)

If you go by murders compared to population, Detroit is twice as bad as Chicago. 1 murder for every 1764 Detroiters vs. 1 murder for every 3800+ Chicagoans. Way to go Detroit, you are still #1

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Reply 9 - Posted by: uno, 1/3/2013 8:32:55 PM     (No. 9097333)

#8 - The metric fraud conversion for that is 1 murder for every 2822 Democrats in Detroit vs. 1 murder for every 3800 democrats in Chicago.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: uno, 1/3/2013 8:34:09 PM     (No. 9097334)

oops - should read: for every 6080 Chicago democRats!

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Trigger2, 1/4/2013 4:45:12 AM     (No. 9097687)

Wow. Another libtard city we can all emulate as the best place to live in the world...

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