Thirty-five people were killed in Prince George's County in the first four months of 2011. Police increased staffing, but residents worry about the violence.
An analysis of FBI statistics shows Prince George's County solved a lower percentage of homicides than any other Maryland jurisdiction from 1980 to 2008.
Once a month, the mother of slain University of Maryland student Justin DeSha-Overcash drives from North Carolina to send a message to Prince George's County.
Locations of the 35 murders committed between Jan. 1 and April 29. Thirty are inside the Beltway.
Special Report front published May 4, 2011.
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