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Fudging the Numbers

Looks like Ramsey and Nutter are fudging the murder numbers in Philadelphia to make this year not look like quite the disaster it’s actually been. It’s worth noting that Philadelphia’s response to the same financial crisis everyone else is facing was to cut police and firefighters first and foremost.

5 Responses to “Fudging the Numbers”

  1. Wyatt Earp says:

    Worse still, the department is “allegedly” coding homicides in two separate categories. H numbers and M numbers. (Homicide and murder.) This fudges the actual numbers, too.

    Um, “allegedly.”

  2. GMC70 says:

    Politicians cook books? Lie? Really???

    Why, next you’ll be telling me that the ATF was running guns to Mexican cartels . . . . .oh, wait.

    Yea.

  3. Bitter says:

    What I love is that when I went to the PD website, the number is going to be by far the highest of Ramsey’s tenure. Regardless, that little down arrow remains.

  4. David says:

    Go figure, a cop and mayor lying.

  5. Don Gwinn says:

    I’m glad Chicago is above such shenanigans. Makes me proud to be a Prairie-Stater.

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