From 1980 to 2008, how many murders were committed in the US. that were still unsolved as of 2010?
From 1980 to 2008, 185,000 murders were committed in the US. that were still unsolved as of 2010. Over the past 50 years, the portion of murders that resulted in an alleged suspect being identified and acted upon by the criminal justice system declined from 92% to 65%. Unsolved murders are more likely to occur in minority neighborhoods because of the nature of the crimes and a lack of witness cooperation.