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15 Oct 2013

Reference group on analysis and use of crime stats proposed

Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC)

A top crime expert has told Parliament’s police committee that crime statistics for the past two years could not be trusted, because they were based on out-dated population estimates. He has also proposed a reference group on crime stats – including the HSRC – to better inform South Africans about crime trends and threats.

Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC)

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