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Nebraska State Patrol On Track to Break Marijuana Busts Record

May 11, 2018
The Nebraska State Patrol said they've already confiscated more than 4,500 pounds of marijuana this year and it's only May.

Domestic Abuse Calls Lethal for Officers

April 9, 2018
From 1988 to 2016, 136 officers were killed while responding to domestic disturbances such as family arguments, FBI data show. By comparison, 80 were killed during a drug-related arrest in the same period.

Newspaper Declares Baltimore Nation's Most Dangerous City

February 21, 2018
Baltimore is the big city with the highest per capita murder rate in the nation, with nearly 56 murders per 100,000 people. At 343 murders in 2017, the city tallied the highest per capita rate in its history. Columbus tallied 143 murders — 37 more than 2016 and the most the city has seen in a single year.

Data Tactics

February 8, 2018

To counter arguments of the media and activists, we need to do a better job capturing and sharing data on attacks against us.

Lying with Numbers

February 7, 2018

The press and anti-police activists love to use statistics to slam police, but their interpretation is biased and they cook the data by leaving out key variables.

Baltimore Police Commissioner Fired Over Murder Stats

January 19, 2018
"My decision is because I'm impatient," Mayor Pugh said at a news conference at City Hall. "My decision is based on the fact that we need to get these [murder] numbers down. ... I'm looking for new and creative, innovative ways to change what we're seeing here every day."

FBI Releases 2016 Hate Crime Statistics

November 14, 2017
The FBI has released Hate Crime Statistics, 2016, the Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program’s latest compilation about bias-motivated incidents throughout the nation.

Video: LAPD Chief Decries Captain's Accusation of Phony Crime Statistics

November 8, 2017
Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck forcefully denied Tuesday that his department had falsified violent crime statistics and dismissed the allegation by a captain that the LAPD misled the public as "not only untrue, but outrageous."

LAPD Chief Decries Captain's Accusation of Phony Crime Statistics

November 8, 2017
Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck forcefully denied Tuesday that his department had falsified violent crime statistics and dismissed the allegation by a captain that the LAPD misled the public as "not only untrue, but outrageous." More Here.

LAPD Captain Says City's Crime Stats are Manipulated

November 6, 2017
A Los Angeles Police Department captain has accused high-ranking members of the force of misclassifying violent crime and misleading the public about the true state of lawbreaking in the city.

The FBI's Latest Report Suggests the 'Ferguson Effect' Is Real

October 3, 2017
Another year's worth of FBI data adds weight to MacDonald's argument. Killings have spiked in several cities that experienced rioting or significant protest against the police.

Arrest Numbers Plummeting Across California

April 3, 2017
Police recorded the lowest number of arrests in nearly 50 years, according to the California attorney general's office, with about 1.1 million arrests in 2015 compared with 1.5 million in 2006.

Trump Issues Executive Orders to Protect Officers, Fight Crime

February 9, 2017
President Donald Trump signed a trio of executive actions on Wednesday directing the Department of Justice to intensify its effort to fight drug-related crime and violence against police officers.

Trump Tweets About Chicago 'Carnage,' Says He May 'Send In The Feds!' If Not Fixed

January 25, 2017
President Donald Trump tweeted Tuesday night about Chicago's violence, saying he will "send in the Feds!" if the city "doesn't fix the horrible 'carnage' going on."

Chicago Had More 2016 Murders Than NYC, L.A. Combined

January 3, 2017
One of the most violent years in Chicago history ended with a sobering tally: 762 homicides, the most in two decades in the city and more than New York and Los Angeles combined.

Voters' Perceptions of Crime Continue to Conflict With Reality, Survey Says

November 18, 2016
Despite double-digit percentage decreases in U.S. violent and property crime rates since 2008, most voters say crime has gotten worse during that span, according to a new Pew Research Center survey.

FBI Director: Stats Don't Back Up Claims About Police Shooting Epidemic

October 17, 2016
Director James Comey told a gathering of police chiefs Sunday that people who think there's an epidemic of police shootings of black people aren't well-informed.

California Crime Measure Results in 52,000 Fewer Arrests, Crime Rate Rising

August 23, 2016
Recent state Department of Justice statistics show the number of felony arrests plummeted 28.5 percent last year, while misdemeanor arrests rose about 9 percent over 2014. That resulted in 52,000 fewer arrests overall and the lowest arrest rate since record-keeping began in 1960.

Active Shooter Incidents Continue to Rise, New FBI Data Show

June 17, 2016
Active shooter incidents in the United States continue to rise in frequency, with new FBI statistics showing the highest average of incidents ever in a two-year period.

DOJ Report Says Distrust of Police Causing Rise in Crime Rate

June 16, 2016
A loss of trust could have made residents of those places less likely to share information with law enforcement about dangerous criminals. With a newfound sense of impunity, these criminals might have begun committing even more crimes. And threatened by the violence, neighbors might have armed themselves instead of going to the police for protection, the theory suggests.
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