Baton Rouge Sees Decrease In Murder Rates

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Baton Rouge is seeing a decrease in murder rates.

The year started out rough with a record 12 homicides.  Departments usually tend to see a spike in homicides when the summer starts, but Baton Rouge actually saw a drop.

So far in 2018, there have been 55 murders to date. At this time last year, there had been 65.

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