Clearing Murders

  title={Clearing Murders},
  author={Wendy C. Regoeczi and John P. Jarvis and Marc Riedel},
  journal={Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency},
  pages={142 - 162}
This study uses data from the National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS) to explore the impact of model selection on determining the association of victim-level and incident-level factors to the likelihood of homicide clearance. We compare both traditional operationalizations of clearance rates as well as the time to clearance as dependent variables in examinations of correlates of solvability in homicide cases. Using a different approach than most other analyses of this problem, the… 

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