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Stat Juking revisited - The Dismal Science

Eric Crampton Jul 16, 2014

I'd reckoned you'd need a bit of stats-fu to find evidence of police juking of the crime statistics. Turns out there was an easier way. Bevan Hurley reports that the Herald on Sunday got a copy of a report showing that Counties Manukau police had been fiddling the burglary numbers by recoding burglaries as less serious offences. About 700 burglaries … Read More

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