LAPD Fudging Crime Stats

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Los Angeles has been held up as a paragon of data-driven policing—using data to deploy officers and set targets for crime reduction. But a series of Los Angeles Times investigations has found that the LAPD has consistently misclassified violent crimes as less-serious offenses for years.

Credits

Guest:
Ben Poston - Los Angeles Times - @bposton

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Matt Holzman, Anna Scott, Jolie Myers, Christian Bordal, Ryan Kailath