Friday, July 26, 2013

WB Murder rate 506% higher than average

You may recall that Leighton has claimed crime is down in Wilkes-Barre. He should have been more specific. He should have said that crime "that WB decides to report" is down.

His claim is both spurious and laughable. Consider that in 2013 the murder rate in W-B is 506 % higher than the national average. http://www.deathpenaltyinfo.org/murder-rates-nationally-and-state#nat1970

    The Math (starting with 7 murders in 7 months):