Day: July 7, 2010

Cops confess crime stats are meaningless

It’s not often that police will confide they have no idea how much crime is going on in their communities. But that’s exactly what the cops who patrol tiny Napanee, Ontario (population about 15,000) did today, when they put out a news release (reproduced in full after the jump). Of course, police didn’t issue the info to make a political statement about the relative meaninglessness of official crime stats, but that’s the byproduct conclusion of what they revealed.

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