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EXEMPLARY STANDARD 202: Pursuing Justice – Apprehending and Holding Offenders Accountable.

All those who suffer pain or loss from crime are victims who have a moral claim to see that justice is done and that the criminal is held accountable.  A critical dimension of the policing mission relates to the pursuit of justice for victims and their families with the goal of ensuring that offenders are held accountable. It pursues this mission by …

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MEANINGFUL, UNIFORM AND ACCURATE CRIME DATA from The Exemplary Policing Agency by Michael Josephson

  Crime data needs to be correct and complete.  Numbers increasingly fuel policing strategies. We must guarantee that the fuel is free of damaging contaminants. John A. Eterno and Eli B. Silverman Exemplary Standard IIB.  Produce and Publish Accurate and Current Reports. The agency employs data collection and crime classification policies and procedures to ensure that all incidences of crimes are documented …

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Chicago Police Department Charged With Misleading Crime Statistics

In 2014 and 2015 Chicago Magazine published a series of investigative reports by DAVID BERNSTEIN and NOAH ISACKSON asserting that the Chicago Police Department systematically and intentionally published distorted and misleading crime statistics. The Department objected to certain claims but the magazine stood by its story. The Truth About Chicago’s Crime Rates: Part One APRIL 7, 2014,  The city’s drop in …

Murder & Homicide Rates Before & After Gun Bans

Report: Murder & Homicide Rates – Before & After Gun Bans

MURDER AND HOMICIDE RATES BEFORE AND AFTER GUN BANS Every place that has been banned guns (either all guns or all handguns) has seen murder rates go up. You cannot point to one place where murder rates have fallen, whether it’s Chicago or D.C. or even island nations such as England, Jamaica, or Ireland. For an example of homicide rates before and after …

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Report: Debunks Claim That Black Teens Are “Vastly More Likely” To Be Killed By Police

A 2014 Report of the Crime Prevention Research Center analyzes and debunks claims that black teens are vastly more likely to be killed by police than white teens. According to the report: “Sometimes racial discrimination is occurring and should be pointed out, but sometimes false information is being used to unjustifiably inflame concerns. The claims being put forward by Slate …