Lies, damn lies, and statistics

Aging populations and more immigrant religious families mean less cops are needed. Only hoaxed crime can reverse the trend.

After the gunfire come the calls for more policing. As the community surrounding Danforth Ave. slowly returns to its lively character after the deadly shooting Sunday night, albeit with added signs of solemnity, policy-makers are debating whether police need more resources to protect the city.

Source: Amid calls for more officers, data shows only a tenuous link with crime reduction | The Star

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