Friday, May 27, 2016

War On Cops Is A Myth

Alternet: The Numbers Are In: The War on Cops Is a Right-Wing Myth-- "According to the FBI, 2015 was one of the safest years on record to be a police officer in America. Agency data shows 41 officers were killed in the line of duty last year, a drop of 20 percent from one year prior... The year 2015 tied with 2008 for the second lowest death rate for police on record."

The so-called "Ferguson Effect".
According to Wikipedia, "A February 2016 University of Colorado Boulder study looked at crime statistics from 81 U.S. cities and found no evidence of a Ferguson effect with respect to overall, violent, or property crime... "

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