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Changing Perceptions of Prisons and Policing
We explore prison tourism and the balance between glorification and education, and meet two detectives trying to change the image of policing.
Donald Washington, Jr.
October 8, 2022
The Problem With The FBI’s Missing Crime Data
Many police departments have not adopted the feds’ new reporting system, muddling the picture about national crime trends.
August 15, 2022
See If Police in Your State Reported Crime Data to the FBI
There are growing gaps in U.S. crime stats. Use our tables to check on your state and local agencies.
Andrew Rodriguez Calderón
June 14, 2022
What Can FBI Data Say About Crime in 2021? It’s Too Unreliable to Tell
The transition to a new data system creates huge gaps in national crime stats sure to be exploited by politicians in this election year.