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Resource ID: #2357
Subject: The sex offender story as a model for CAR investigations
Source: CAR_Conference_2005_Hollywood_CAZica Branstetter; Jeff Porter; Chris Halsne
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Date: 2005

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Description

This tipsheet explains how the Tulsa World matched a nursing home database with one of sex offenders and found that 18 registered sex offenders were living in nursing homes. Branstetter offers advice for the actual data analysis, such as how to clean and standardize the data, as well as advice about the shoe-leather reporting aspect of the story. Finally, Branstetter suggests some online resources that are helpful for covering this topic.

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