Miami goes murder-free for seven weeks

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MIAMI, Fla. (WEHT)- Statistics released by the Miami Police Department shows that Miami went without a murder for seven weeks for the first time since 1957.

While officials acknowledge the impact of stay-at-home orders in decreasing crime across the city, Miami’s police chief says the trend started in mid-February, before the stay-at-home order was put in place.

Miami did not report a homicide between February 17th and April 12.

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(This story was originally published on April 25, 2020)

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