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Editor: Kevin Cole
Univ. of San Diego School of Law

Sunday, February 7, 2010

"Retired Officers Raise Questions on Crime Data "

In other words, the US News rankings are not unique. From the New York Times:

More than a hundred retired New York Police Department captains and higher-ranking officers said in a survey that the intense pressure to produce annual crime reductions led some supervisors and precinct commanders to manipulate crime statistics, according to two criminologists studying the department.

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