A northside blog use of bad data analysis underscores the need for a more authoritative entity to analyze gun violence data holistically and release reports as these blogs are failing Chicago’s communities badly.
The major problem with the crime statistics for the last couple decades in Chicago is that they have been used as tools – by both the police department and the media – to manipulate the public. Neither has used the statistics responsibly, and over the last several years we have seen an unprecedented misuse of Read more about Change in Government Must Include Change in Media Practices[…]
These articles detail the fact that the continuation of violence reductions seen across the country in the 1990s and early 2000s are continuing in many of this country’s major metropolitan areas. New York being a city of nearly three times the population of Chicago may have less total murders this year than Chicago. Los Angeles Read more about Chicago Left Out of the Plummeting Crime Rates Discussion[…]