Too Many Politicians Misuse and Abuse Crime Data

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Too Many Politicians Misuse and Abuse Crime Data

August 10, 2018 | by David EadsThe New York Times

In a recent article by The New York Times, journalist David Eads calls out politicians, both Republicans and Democrats, for failing to effectively or accurately talk about crime data.

“When politicians cherry-pick isolated events and numbers to claim that only their party or ideology can solve these problems, they disrespect those hurt and killed by violent crime and create obstacles to evidence-driven discourse,” says Eads.

Read the full article here.