Sunday, August 2nd, 2015

Statements about Crime

True

Rate fluctuates but is up

 Atlanta neighborhood association

Atlanta neighborhood association

The murder rate in Atlanta is on the rise this year.

— Georgia

Mostly True

The goal is uniform standards promoting professionalism

True

Church shooting labeled early as "hate crime"

True

State also in top 10 for overall homicide rate

Half-True

ID theft a huge problem nationally

True

Crime down, stats show

 Atlanta Police Foundation

Atlanta Police Foundation

"Crime in Atlanta is down 18 percent since 2009."

— Georgia

Half-True

Almost too good to be true

Mostly True

Correct when considering size; changes with population

Half-True

Stats a push on casino impact on crime

 Georgia Family Council

Georgia Family Council

Crime rises in communities with casinos.

— Georgia

False

No football = more crime? A penalty on that claim.