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Resource ID: #148
Subject: 109
Source: 21Ben Poston, Steve Thompson
Affiliation: Los Angeles Times, The Dallas Morning News
Date: 2013



If your police department has announced big crime drops, it may be time to take a closer look. Are they converting burglaries to vandalism, downgrading assaults, making it more difficult to report certain crimes, or creating whole new categories that don't make it into the stats that they report to the FBI? Ben and Steve will give you ideas on where to start your investigation.

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