Sunday, June 19, 2022

What Can FBI Data Say About Crime in 2021? It’s Too Unreliable to Tell

Nearly 40% of law enforcement agencies around the country did not submit any data in 2021
to a newly revised FBI crime statistics collection program, leaving a massive gap in
information sure to be exploited by politicians in midterm election campaigns already
dominated by public fear over a rise in violent crime.

The gap includes the nation’s two largest cities by population, New York City and Los
Angeles, as well as most agencies in five of the six most populous states: California, New
York, Illinois, Pennsylvania, and Florida.

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