More cases being solved by Kennewick Police

KENNEWICK, Wash. -- Kennewick police are having more luck solving violent crimes happening in the city.

This year, KPD expects to solve 80% of violent crimes.

That's up from 64% just a couple of years ago.

Police tell KEPR they've amped up investigations into serious crimes, resulting in more being solved.

The number of violent crimes has also fallen in recent years in Kennewick.