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Resource ID: #3084
Source: IRE Annual - Miami (June 2008)Ted Gest; Valerie Kalfrin; Jennifer LaFleur; Richard Rosenfeld
Date: 2008



Kalfrin discusses how to get the most accurate story from crime statistics. She discusses the importance of knowing how crimes are classified, how to use the hierarchy of crimes and how to make the information accessible to readers. The tipsheet explains how different crimes are defined, as well as how rates of reporting crimes vary and can affect the story.

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