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Politicians Love To Cite Crime Data. It’s Often Wrong.

Gov. Ron DeSantis

Amanda Hernández, Stateline When Florida Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis announced his presidential campaign in May, he proudly told the nation that Florida’s crime rate in 2021 had reached a 50-year low. But really, DeSantis couldn’t say for sure. That’s because fewer than 1 in 10 law enforcement agencies in his …

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