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A Brief Primer on Criminal Statistics

A Brief Primer on Criminal Statistics

19 April 2011 by Dianne Sousa

During elections my ears perk up when law and order issues come up. Are politicians doing business differently this time round? Do they show that they understand what they’re talking about? The claims thrown around in these discussions deserve careful scrutiny because the data that they depend on are often ambiguous or misleading. Surprise! The evidence […]

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