Phoenix Kidnappings: Uncovering the truth

Number 25182
Subject Kidnapping
Source KNXV-TV (Phoenix)
State Arizona
Year 2011
Publication Date 2/27/11; 2/28/11
Summary "For years Phoenix has been called the kidnapping capital of the U.S. Police, city leaders and politicians blamed it on the border, citing 2008 statistics that claimed there were 358 kidnappings that occurred in the city. However, KNXV's investigation uncovered the statistics used were inaccurate."
Category Contest Entry
Pages 56
Keywords kidnapping; border control; crime; broadcast
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