By Adriana M. Chávez
El Paso Times
EL PASO, Texas - In a modern society with advances in DNA technology and other crime-solving techniques, the El Paso Police Department's Crimes Against Persons Unit has a surprising weapon that has helped them maintain a high homicide clearance rate - dedication.
Since 2004, unit detectives have investigated 106 slayings and solved all but four of them. Two homicides this year have yet to result in an arrest. However, detectives said they're closing in on possible suspects in those killings.
El Paso's homicide clearance rate: 102 of 106 murders since '04