Will Philly’s Murder Rate Keep Going Down?
Like cities around the country, Philly has seen a drop in homicides this year — but more work is needed from the state and the city to keep reducing violent crime
“Our Children’s Killers Are Still Out There”
The police, DA and Sheriff’s Office have kicked off a new partnership to track down known homicide suspects. Will it help assuage the frustration of victims’ families?
Can Temple Keep Its People Safe?
Officer Christopher Fitzgerald’s murder came 15 months after the university’s last high-profile killing. Students, parents and staff are searching for solutions
Shot on the Job
Two City workers were shot and killed on the job last year, while several others were threatened. The Trace looks at how the City of Philadelphia is responding