2018 Homicide Rate Down in Richmond

Richmond Cops Working Hard To Stop Major Crimes

August 07, 2018 - 5:11 pm

Richmond, VA, (WRVA) - The homicide rate is down in the City of Richmond…

The Major Crimes Division of the Richmond Police Department has released statistics that reflected a downward trend in homicides. As of August 6, 2018, 27 homicides had been committed in the City Of Richmond; looking at last year 35 homicides were committed in Richmond as August 6, 2017.

 A look at the statistics on a month by month basis breaks down as follows: January 5 homicides; February 0 homicides; March 8 homicides; April 2 homicides; May 5 homicides; June 5 homicides; July 2 homicides. As Of August 7, 2018 Richmond Police have cleared (solved) 14 of this year’s homicides.