Monday, August 3rd, 2015

Statements about Public Safety

Mostly True

Coast Guard is better than average

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

False

Dangerous but not THAT dangerous

True

Dramatic drop in reported crashes

True

More people dying in crashes, even before busy driving season

Pants on Fire!

A fabrication

Nation of Islam Research Group

Nation of Islam Research Group

Says Baltimore police are "trained by Mossad and Shin Bet."

— PunditFact

Half-True

Stat doesn't include volume of animals Delta flies

True

Put down the phone when you read this

False

He meant to say no fatal school fires in Florida

Half-True

Available figures are for the county, not the city

Mostly True

Mostly depressing

True

70 people dead in year's first 28 days

Georgia Department of Transportation

Georgia Department of Transportation

"GEORGIA ROADWAY FATALITIES THIS YEAR: 59 PLEASE DRIVE SAFELY"  

— Georgia