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Incentive Dissonance: statistical corruption and federal grants.

At present, government holds the ultimate monopoly on the provision of policing, protection and defense services.  Despite the appearance of differing levels of government, such as county, state or federal administrations, the result is the same: revenues are expropriated from tax … Continue reading

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Statistics fraud, federal grants and border security…

In yet another demonstration of the misuse of governmental statistics, which are usually the byproduct of other, equally superfluous, governmental activity: “The federal crime reporting system relies on local law enforcement to accurately report the crimes taking place in their communities. … Continue reading

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The Evolution of Predictive Policing

“Crime mapping has long been a tool used to determine where the bad guys lurk. The idea has evolved from colored pins placed on a map to identifying “hot spots” via a computer database based on past crimes and possible … Continue reading

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