Prince George’s County is one of the most complex counties in the entire country — which makes the business of law enforcement there particularly tricky. The county’s murder rate has fallen recently, but it was only in 2005 that the county was averaging a homicide every other day. We talk with Roberto Hylton, the county’s police chief, about what’s behind recent progress on violent crime in Prince George’s, and the challenges that lie ahead.

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  • Roberto Hylton Chief of Police, Prince George's County (Md.)

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